Huntsville Police make 9 overnight DUI arrests on New Year’s Eve


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police were out in force overnight on New Year’s Eve looking for drunk drivers.

Instead of setting up checkpoints, HPD paid officers from the DUI Task Force to work a longer shift.

Between 5 p.m. and 5 a.m., a few people were arrested and a several tickets were written.

  • Nine people were arrested for driving under the influence
  • 56 tickets were written
  • Five warnings were given
  • Two people were arrested for other crimes