STOP-DWI campaign nets 31 drunk driving arrests

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Police issued 1,390 tickets during their STOP-DWI campaign last Sunday, during the big game. Troopers increased patrols between noon and midnight.

Troopers conducted sobriety checkpoints, and targeted speeding and aggressive drivers. Patrols netted 31 drunk driving arrests, and issued 408 speeding tickets, 39 distracted driving tickets, 44 seat belt tickets and 15 move over law tickets.

Police did not release information on where the arrests took place. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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