Sara Riojas / Staff writer
The Corpus Christi Police Department plans to continue safe Spring Break practices for the upcoming Spring Break holiday.
The efforts made last year resulted in a low number of arrests for drunk driving. CCPD reported that from the weeks of March 9-19, 2012 they made 25 arrests, citywide, involving drinking and driving. The efforts from the police department in prior years keeps beach-goers respectful of the laws they have in place, this year is no different. “Txdot gave the CCPD a $20,000 grant for added patrol this Spring Break.” Explained senior officer Marc Harrod of the CCPD “in addition to officers already in place, we will add two officers on the weekends and one extra during the week.” So while out enjoying the holiday please remember to be careful & think twice before you drink and drive.