Enhanced law enforcement efforts in Marin County during Cinco de
Mayo resulted in 10 DUI arrests Monday, police said.
San Rafael police made eight of the arrests and Novato police made
two, according to San Rafael police.
The majority of the arrests were for drivers under the influence
of alcohol, although authorities said one driver was under the influence of
marijuana and another was under the influence of a combination of alcohol and
One of the San Rafael arrests was for felony DUI after the driver
and his passenger were involved in a collision on Coleman Drive.
the car veered off of the roadway, went through a fence and struck a tree.
The passenger was transported to the hospital with injuries not considered
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and
California's Office of Traffic Safety provided funding for the additional
officers working on the saturated patrols.