PETALUMA, Calif. (KRON) — The evening earlier than Thanksgiving is dubbed “Blackout Wednesday,” which is understood to be a time in millennial tradition for previous mates to get collectively of their hometown at a bar or nightclub. Nonetheless, that evening is infamously recognized for quite a few drunk driving circumstances, and Wednesday evening in Petaluma was no exception.
The Petaluma Police Division introduced 9 DUI arrests have been made after conducting 86 visitors stops between 4 p.m. and 4 a.m. 5 of these DUI arrests have been made earlier than 1:30 a.m. within the space of Kentucky Road and the Keller Road Parking Storage.
That is the most important quantity of DUI arrests in a single evening in 2022, in keeping with Petaluma police. There have been additionally 20 different infraction violations reported that evening.
The next have been arrested on suspicion of DUI:
- James Ures, 51, of Kentfield
- Nelly L. Osorio, 35, of Rohnert Park
- Rory M. Smith, 30, of Petaluma
- Kenneth O’Neil, 30, of Rohnert Park
- Havilah Belton, 28, of Santa Rosa
- Megan Farnham, 37, of Sebastopol
- Mason McLain, 21, of Petaluma
- Kenneth Woodward, 30, of San Pablo
- Dante Boggeri, 24, of Santa Rosa
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These arrests got here after police responded to incidents within the “massive bar crowd on the evening earlier than Thanksgiving.” The traces to get into bars in downtown are the longest Petaluma police have seen in years.
Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with a first-time DUI face a median of $13,500 to $20,000 in fines and penalties, together with a suspended license, in keeping with police.