Orange County Sheriff’s Department: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend
Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers as part of the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday, August 19 between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. in the cities of Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods and Aliso Viejo.
Over the course of the past three years, DUI collisions have claimed 21 lives and resulted in 497 injury crashes harming our friends and neighbors. In addition to the pain and suffering of those immediately affected, a DUI can impact the economy. Conservatively, a fatality has a $1.4 million impact, an injury $70,000, and a crash that only damages property averages nearly $9,000. Continue reading