Pennsylvania State Police Release Crime Report From New Year's Holiday

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By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Pennsylvania State Police have released data regarding investigations and arrests made during the 2019 New Year’s holiday enforcement period.

In a press release, State Police said that they investigated over 460 crashes between Dec. 31, 2019 and Jan. 2, 2020.

30 of those crashes involved alcohol.

Troopers arrested 279 people for driving under the influence. This is down from 406 DUI arrests made during 2018’s enforcement period.

The most recent campaign saw more traffic citations, including seat belt and speeding infractions.

Ashley Funyak contributed to this article.