BRIDGEPORT — Police will be on the lookout for drunken drivers on the South Side this weekend.
Officers will conduct a DUI strike force patrol in the Deering District from 6 p.m. Saturday-2 a.m. Sunday, police said.
Police will saturate the district to find drivers who are drunk, speeding or not wearing their seat belts.
The Deering District encompasses 14 square miles and serves a number of South Side neighborhoods, including Armour Square, Bridgeport, Canaryville, McKinley Park and Back of the Yards.
A DUI strike force in the Grand Central Police District on Sept. 9-10 led to 156 charges, including one drunken driving charge, 46 unsafe vehicle violations, 21 insurance violations, 20 safety belt violations and 14 driver's license violations. Three vehicles were towed.
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