13 DUI arrests over St. Patrick's Day weekend

newsroom@islandpacket.comMarch 17, 2014 

FILE: SC Highway Patrol troopers work a traffic enforcement checkpoint in Aiken.

SC DPS

Thirteen people were charged with driving under the influence in Beaufort County during St. Patrick's Day weekend, five more than in 2013, an S.C. Highway Patrol spokeswoman said.

The Highway Patrol placed several checkpoints on major roads Friday and Saturday nights, according to Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly.

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