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DUI crackdown in Manatee starts this afternoon

MANATEE — The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is putting all its patrol resources into cracking down on drunk drivers starting this afternoon, through to New Year’s Day.

Sheriff’s reports say a “DUI saturation patrol” will begin at 4 p.m. and continue until 4 a.m. in Manatee County. The entire sheriff’s DUI enforcement unit will be on the road at the same time and all patrol units will be looking for impaired drivers, according to the sheriff’s report.