“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Labor Day Campaign starts today
MARION COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Today was a day of recognition for three members of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
Sgt. Michael Hudson, Deputy Caleb Williams and Deputy Delandoe Watts each received awards for their total number of DUI arrests made over the past year.
Hudson was awarded the 100 Club award for making 149 DUI arrests last year, Williams for making 61 DUI arrests and Watts for making 63 DUI arrests.
According to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post, the department made a total of 325 DUI arrests for the year.
Today also begins the 2021 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Labor Day Campaign, which the Marion County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in.
This campaign is funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety to crack down on drunk drivers to prevent accidents and loss of life.
The sheriff’s office will be out in full force, heavily patrolling the streets and highways in an effort to make sure everyone enjoys their holiday safely.
Many other law enforcement groups in South Mississippi will also take part this year.
The campaign will go through Monday, Sept. 6.
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