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'Operation TEAM' Nets 95 Arrests On Memorial Day In OKC Metro

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A multi-agency crackdown on traffic violations landed 95 people behind bars during the Memorial Day weekend in the Oklahoma City metro area.

According to the Oklahoma County Sheriff's office, ten metro agencies participated in Operation TEAM (Traffic Enforcement Across Metro) during the Memorial Day weekend holiday. Officials say the focus of this joint saturation patrol event was primarily on seat belt violations and people driving under the influence of alcohol.

Operation TEAM started on May 23 and ran through May 26. According to the Sheriff's office, 68 people were arrested for DUI, nine were arrested for driving with a suspended license, seven were arrested for possession of marijuana, six were arrested for possession of CDS, and five were arrested on warrants.

Authorities also wrote 794 tickets for minor violations.

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