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2500+ DWI arrests in Minnesota

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MINNESOTA (WXOW) - Public safety officials say more than 2000 impaired drivers were arrested during a DWI crackdown in Minnesota last month.

According to preliminary reports, Minnesota law agencies arrested more than 2500 drivers in December as part of a statewide "drive sober or get pulled over" DWI enforcement campaign.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports 0.47 percent was the highest alcohol concentration found in the state during the campaign.

The legal limit is 0.08 percent.

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