YAKIMA, Wash. -- Law enforcement agencies through out Yakima County teamed up over the weekend to crack down on DUI offenders.
They had emphasis patrols on Highway-97 between Wapato and Toppenish. 17 DUI arrests were made, and six of those were credited to officers on the emphasis patrol.
The "X-52" patrols are sponsored by the Washington State Patrol. Their goal is to significantly reduce the number of traffic-related deaths and injuries by the year 2030.