GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police tried to warn them, but 26 people had to learn the hard way. That's how many drunk drivers were arrested during the department's "Over the Limit, Under Arrest" campaign during 4th of July.
Chief Alan Weatherford said his officers investigated 76 traffic crashes over the holiday. Eighteen of those had injuries; one was a fatality.
In addition to the more than two dozen DUI arrests, officers wrote 1,319 traffic citations.