Five local police agencies and the Department of Public Safety have formed an Arizona DUI Task Force aimed at reducing the number of alcohol related accidents during the NBA All-Star weekend. Tempe police are in charge of the operation, with support from police departments from Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa.
The NBA All-Star game will be held Sunday, February 15 at the US Airways Center, home of the NBA Phoenix Suns. The drunk driving task force will be conducting traffic stops Friday through Sunday.
The penalties for driving under the influence in Arizona can include loss of driver