Columbia Co. Sheriff's to step up patrols St. Patrick's Day
Columbia County Sheriff's Patrol Car
COLUMBIA COUNTY, N.Y. – The Columbia County Sheriff's Office
is reminding drivers to be safe on St. Patrick's Day.
Those who will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day with
drinking are reminded to not get behind the wheel of a car. The
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that more than
269 people have been killed throughout the country in drunken driving crashes
during the St. Patrick's Day holiday from 2007 to 2011.
Columbia County Sheriff's will have extra patrols on St.
Patrick's Day and warns that anyone who is caught drunk driving will be