Sarasota County deputies cited 15 drivers for driving under the influence during five says of saturation patrols in July, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.
Saturation patrols, which are conducted in lied of "DUI checkpoints," include patrol and traffic deputies targeting certain zones simultaneously to monitor driving . In July, the initiative also resulted in 174 other citations for traffic offenses.
Deputies will conduct saturation patrols Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31.
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