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DWI enforcement leads to thousands of arrests in December


ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC/AP) -- Minnesota law enforcement made thousands of DWI arrests in December.

The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign resulted in more than 2,551 arrests. 40 of those happened in Rochester.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports 0.47 percent was the highest alcohol concentration found in the state during the campaign. The legal limit is 0.08 percent.

The Department of Public Safety says extra DWI patrols will continue this year.

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