If you drink and drive this weekend in Franklin County you will lose

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Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team) will take place in Franklin County, beginning at 7 p.m. on Sat., No. 12, 2011.  The operation will end at 3 a.m. on Sun., Nov. 13, 2011.

Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. will utilize six Missouri state troopers to conduct this project. The six troopers have been chosen because of their dedication and leadership in removing intoxicated drivers from Missouri roadways.

The purpose of Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. is to increase the motoring public’s awareness of the potential hazards of operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition, to maximize enforcement efforts in deterring impaired driving, remove intoxicated drivers from Missouri roadways, and to reduce fatalities and injuries through vigorous enforcement of Missouri traffic laws.