Nebraska troopers arrest 23 drivers on suspicion of DUI during state basketball

Cruiser At Pba
Courtesy Nebraska State Patrol

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Troopers arrested 23 drivers on suspicion of driving under the influence during the state basketball tournament, the Nebraska State Patrol announced Tuesday.

Over the last two weekends, troopers pulled over 36 drivers who were caught going over 100 mph, the patrol says.

Congratulations to all the teams who claimed state titles, and to all the teams that made it to state this year,” said Col. John Bolduc, superintendent of the patrol. “We’d like to thank all the teams and their fans for helping to keep Nebraska roads safe during the busy travel weekends.”

Troopers also cited 710 drivers for speeding, 53 for driving under suspension and 22 for having an open alcohol container, according to the patrol.

In addition, troopers helped 311 drivers across the state.

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