DUI operation nets 9 arrests in Petaluma

July 28, 2008 11:51:29 AM PDT
Nine people were arrested during a police enforcement operation in Petaluma that began Saturday afternoon and continued into Sunday morning.

One person was arrested for possession of two loaded and concealed firearms in a vehicle; two were arrested for driving under the influence; four were arrested for being unlicensed drivers; and one was arrested for public intoxication after being reported by someone before he got behind the wheel.

Another person was arrested for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle. Seven vehicles were towed.

The Police Department deployed eight additional officers on the street during the operation, which was made possible by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.