Police arrest 81 for DUI in holiday campaign

Beefed up patrols before and during the Labor Day holiday have resulted in 81 drivers being arrested for driving under the influence.

Alaska State Troopers say in a release that more than 1,500 citations were issued between Aug. 17 and Sept. 3 in the Anti-DUI and Click It or Ticket campaign.

The majority of those were for speeding.

Troopers or other local law enforcement officers also charged 60 people with driving with a suspended or revoked license.

There were 79 accidents investigated by troopers during the campaign. Eight people were injured, and there were no fatalities.