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Hillsborough DUI crackdown during Thanksgiving week nets 44 arrests

Law enforcement officers made 279 traffic stops. In addition to the 44 arrests, they issued 23 citations and 256 warnings.
 
A crackdown on drunken driving during Thanksgiving week resulted in 44 arrests, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday.
A crackdown on drunken driving during Thanksgiving week resulted in 44 arrests, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday. [ Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]
Published Nov. 27, 2023

A crackdown on drunken driving in Hillsborough County during Thanksgiving week resulted in 44 arrests, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday.

Sheriff’s officials said “Operation Stuffed” began on Wednesday and wrapped on Sunday. The Tampa Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol also participated in the effort, the sheriff’s office reported.

Law enforcement officers made 279 traffic stops. In addition to the 44 arrests, they issued 23 citations and 256 warnings.