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Huntsville Police announce results of holiday checkpoints

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Police made five DUI arrests on New Year's Eve. Police made five DUI arrests on New Year's Eve.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

An hour before the new year, Huntsville Police took to the streets to make sure drivers didn't get behind the wheel after drinking and celebrating.

They set up in areas that are known for DUI-related incidents or wrecks, also known as hot spots. On Wednesday morning, authorities released the results of those New Year's Eve checkpoints.

Police made five DUI arrests, one misdemeanor arrest, issued 59 citations and impounded two vehicles.

Drivers can expect to see these checkpoints around town throughout the weekend.

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