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DUI task force to begin ‘saturation patrols’ Dec. 15

Daily Staff Report

EAGLE COUNTY ” The Gore Range DUI Task Force will begin operations on December 15, 2006, following a press conference at 3:00 PM at the Avon Municipal Building.

State and local law enforcement agencies in Eagle County will join resources for the first ever multi-agency DUI task force in Eagle County, called the Gore Range DUI Task Force. The task force will be in operation between December 15, 2006 and January 1, 2007. The task force will conduct saturation patrols in different locations of the county, to include; Avon, Vail, Minturn, Edwards, Eagle and Basalt.

The task force coordinator, Chief Kozak of the Avon Police Department said, “Impaired driving is one of America’s deadliest crimes. In fact, during 2005 nearly 13,000 people were killed in highway crashes involving an impaired driver with an illegal blood alcohol concentration of .o8 or higher. We want to assure that our citizens have a safe and happy holiday. Therefore, if we catch you driving impaired, we will arrest you. No exceptions. No excuses.”

The Gore Range DUI Task Force will hold a press conference on Friday, December 15, 2006 at 3:00 PM at the Avon Municipal Building.

The task force will also be conducting a toy drive with the Salvation Army. Any person may bring an unwrapped, newly packaged toy to any local law enforcement agency in Eagle County.

Vail Daily, Vail Colorado CO


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