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