Police target drunken drivers over holiday weekend

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Police across New York say they will be cracking down on drunken driving this Memorial Day.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that police will be using sobriety checkpoints and adding patrols.

The campaign is similar to one that launched last year, in which state police arrested 225 drunken drivers and issued 12,000 tickets for other violations.

Other law enforcement agencies made an addition 196 drunken driving arrests.

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