DWI arrests up for 2014 New Year holiday

January 2, 2014 • Local News

Law enforcement reported six arrests in Chaves County for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the New Year holiday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

Two incidents occurred in Roswell and four outside city limits.

Only one DWI occurred last year over the holiday, outside city limits, according to law enforcement.

Despite the higher volume of DWI arrests over the recent New Year, the Roswell Police Department saw fewer DWI incidences in 2013 than 2012.

RPD Spokeswoman Sabrina Morales said police arrested 117 people for DWI offenses in 2013, compared to Login to read more

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