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Roadway arrests up over Memorial Day weekend

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego County arrested 83 people on suspicion of drunken or drugged driving over Memorial Day weekend, up from 76 during a comparable period last year.   

No one died on San Diego County freeways and other roads patrolled by the CHP over the holiday weekend.

Statewide, 24 people died in wrecks between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Monday - seven more than Memorial Day weekend last year - and the Highway Patrol made 1,367 DUI arrests, down from 1,541 last year.

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