St. Patrick’s Day Patrols In Eureka

This St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), Eureka Police Department will have additional officers on patrol
from 9pm-3am ready to stop and arrest drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol
and/or drugs.
According to data from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), one person was killed and 48 others were
injured in DUI crashes on St. Patrick’s Day last year. In 2017, 59 people were killed nationwide in
drunk-driving crashes over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday (March 16-March 18), accounting for 37
percent of all traffic deaths.