DUI Patrol in Honor of University Place Man Nets 34 Arrests

According to The News Tribune, a patrol in honor of a man killed last year by a driver high on methamphetamine netted 34 arrests by Pierce County law enforcement.

The 56-year-old University Place man died after his legs were severed when he was hit while standing behind his delivery truck in downtown Tacoma.

Tacoma police spokesman Loretta Cool said the August 22nd weekend’s DUI patrol started at 8 p.m. Saturday and ended at 4 a.m. Sunday.

Officers made 21 DUI arrests and 13 for traffic violations, she said.

They found 21 people without insurance, 14 who were speeding, 2 without a proper license, and 1 driving while talking on a cell phone. Police also did 18 bar checks.

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