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 7 p.m. Friday-2 a.m. Saturday, 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 Chicago Lawn District on Dec. 16-17 led to 37 charges, including two drunken driving arrests, 15 unsafe vehicle violations and seven insurance violations. Two vehicles were towed.
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