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DWI patrols increased for St. Patrick's Day weekend


The Minnesota State Patrol recognizes that St. Patrick’s Day is historically a dangerous drinking and driving party time.

With it falling on a Sunday this year, the concern is a whole weekend of partying.

Troopers, deputies and officers from around Minnesota will be working Towards Zero Deaths (TZD) Driving While Impaired shifts all weekend, including Sunday, March 17, to be worked in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.


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