CHP: 24 people arrested for DUI, 4 fatal crashes in Bakersfield area over Thanksgiving weekend

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The California Highway Patrol said 24 people were arrested for driving under the influence in the Bakersfield area during the recent Maximum Enforcement Period.

The department also said it investigated four fatal crashes during the MEP, which began on Wednesday and continued through Sunday across the state. Last year, the Bakersfield Area CHP investigated one fatal crash and arrested 37 motorists for DUI.

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