400 arrested for DWI on St. Patrick's Day in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety reports approximately 400 DWI arrests during St. Patrick’s Day weekend (March 16 and 17).
This arrest count is preliminary. The State Patrol reported one fatality on Sunday, it is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor.
St. Patrick’s Day DWI Arrests, Last Five Years:
· 2008 (Monday) — 165
· 2009 (Tuesday) — 218
· 2010 (Wednesday) — 225
· 2011 (Thursday) — 287
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