January 01, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

New Year's Eve DWI Arrests

The Springfield Police Department conducted proactive DWI enforcement on New Year’s Eve. There were additional officers assigned to proactive patrols related to New Year’s Eve events.

A total of six arrests for DWI were made between 12/31/09 and 1/1/10, at 6 a.m.

The Springfield Police Department believes operations such as this can reduce the number of drunken drivers in our city. Continued enforcement efforts will play a part in their efforts to make Springfield a safer place to drive.

Media Contact: A/Lt. Brian Phillips: 417-864-1810; Release authorized by: Lt. Moore

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd