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Alaska State Troopers make 24 DUI arrests over July 4 holiday period


ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers say 24 people were arrested for driving under the influence over the Fourth of July holiday period.

Troopers say 847 citations were issued for speeding during the concentrated enforcements between July 2 and 8 a.m. Monday. Another 102 citations were issued for seatbelt or other restraint violations.

Troopers say 195 drivers were contacted after they were reported as dangerous drivers. According to troopers, those drivers ultimately were determined not to be driving under the influence.

Altogether, 1,524 citations were issued.

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