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October 19, 2012
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Deputies step up DUI enforcement this weekend

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is conducting a high visibility traffic enforcement detail this weekend.

Late tonight and early Saturday, deputies in conjunction with law enforcement officers from Lyon County and Carson City, are conducting increased driving under the influence enforcement patrols within Douglas County.

Sheriff Ron Pierini said national traffic studies have shown that such patrols "provide an increased risk of detection and apprehension," reducing the number of motorists willing to risk driving while impaired.

The enforcement detail is partially paid for by a grant from the State of Nevada, Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety.-

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 19, 2012 05:57PM Published Oct 19, 2012 05:54PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.