Newcastle police, other agencies plan more DUI patrols

December 17, 2009

NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 17, 2009

Newcastle police and officers from 25 other law enforcement agencies will increase DUI patrols through the weekend until Dec. 31.

During the stepped-up patrols, known as X-52 patrols, officers will look for people who drive after drinking or using drugs, and arrest them.

King County law enforcement agencies and the Washington State Patrol will work together to conduct DUI patrols on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as Christmas, Dec. 26 and New Year’s Eve.

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