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Police report only one DUI in Cape Coral over New Year's Eve

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 11:18:40-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Statistically, New Year's Eve is the deadliest night to drive in America, due to increased numbers of drunk drivers on the road. But one Southwest Florida police department says they had a different experience this year.

The Cape Coral Police Department said Wednesday that their officers only made one DUI arrest on New Year's Eve in a city of nearly 200,000 residents.

And they insist that they were definitely looking for more.

So they offer a thanks to everyone who celebrated the holiday responsibly.