Troopers arrest 4 suspected DUI drivers with minors in the cars

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Troopers arrested four people suspected of driving under the influence with minors inside their cars over the weekend. 

In a news release, the Washington State Patrol said the arrests happened in District 1 –  three of the arrests were in Pierce County and the other was in Thurston County

In 2021, there were 48 suspected DUI drivers arrested in District 1 and 53 were arrested in 2020. 

Troopers said in addition to being charged with driving under the influence, the suspected drivers could face additional charges of reckless endangerment for each minor in their cars. 

Troopers are asking drivers to help remove impaired drivers from the roadways. People should not attempt to contact drivers they believe are impaired. They should call 911 and report the vehicle’s description, license plate and any information about the occupant.

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