With the holiday season in full swing, many people will be spreading their holiday cheer with food and drink, especially alcoholic beverages. If you happen to be celebrating in one of the following top 10 parishes for drunk driving arrests, make sure you don’t get behind the wheel after your visit to a Christmas party, bar, or any other gathering. Be sure to call a cab, Uber, or rely on a designated driver. A DWI is a serious offense that can threaten your livelihood, reputation, and freedom.

Top 10 Parishes for Drunk Driving Related Arrests, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation 2016 Statistics

The top ten rankings for the most DWI or DUI related arrests in the Pelican State during 2016 are:

  1. East Baton Rouge – DWI Arrests: 1,533
  2. Caddo – DWI Arrests: 1,234
  3. Lafayette – DWI Arrests: 1,042
  4. Jefferson– DWI Arrests: 945
  5. Tammany – DWI Arrests: 945
  6. Calcasieu – DWI Arrests: 802
  7. Bossier – DUI Arrests: 698
  8. Orleans – DWI Arrests: 693
  9. Livingston – DWI Arrests: 587
  10. Ouachita – DUI Arrests: 556

The Russell Law Firm, LLC can represent clients charged with a DWI or DUI throughout the State of Louisiana, including the parishes of East Baton Rouge Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, Plaquemines Parish, Livingston Parish, Ascension Parish, Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish, St. Charles Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Assumption Parish, Lafayette Parish, Lafourche Parish, Lafayette Parish, St. Landry Parish, Evangeline Parish; and the cities of Baton Rouge, Livingston, Denham Springs, Walker, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, Port Allen, Brusly, Addis, Lafayette, Napoleonville, Kenner, Harvey, Marrero, Estelle, Gretna, Metairie, New Orleans, Terrytown, Westwego, Ville Platte, Eunice, Opelousas, Thibodaux, Houma, Belle Chasse, and Hahnville. Danny Russell is skilled, experienced, and knowledgeable about the Louisiana DWI/DUI statutes, related non-DWI statutes, and how to evaluate evidence that law enforcement and prosecutors might try to use against you. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a DWI, call the Russell Law Firm, LLC at 225-307-0088. We offer free, no obligation initial consultations. Our office will handle all matters pertaining to your charge in an effective, efficient manner. We take care of paperwork and manage deadlines so that you never have to worry about the status of your case.

By: Danny Russell, Esq.

Information furnished herein is only general and not a substitute for personalized legal advice. ****The photograph above is not a depiction of any actual event or scene, but merely a dramatization.

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