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CHP: 68 arrested for DUI over Memorial Day weekend

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The California Highway Patrol arrested 68 motorists on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in the San Diego area over the Memorial Day weekend, 15 fewer than last year, the state agency reported Tuesday.

No fatalities occurred on local roads over the 78-hour period, according to the CHP.

Statewide, traffic accidents claimed 25 lives from 6 p.m. Friday to 11:59 p.m. Monday, three more than in the comparable period in 2011, and 1,305 people were jailed on suspicion of DUI, as compared with 1,367 last year.

In addition to freeways, the CHP's jurisdiction includes all roads in unincorporated areas.

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