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The Niagara County Memorial Day Crackdown resulted in nearly 500 traffic tickets and over two dozen drunken driving arrests during the Memorial Day weekend, according to a report released on Thursday.

Officers from the Niagara County Sheriff Department, New York State Police and North Tonawanda, Lockport, Middleport, Lewiston, Town of Niagara, Barker and Somerset police department all participated in the crackdown.

Increased patrol units charged 28 people in Niagara County with driving while intoxicated and had an additional 26 arrests and approximately 465 traffic tickets.

The agencies also plan to work together for future crackdowns, according the Niagara County Sheriff Department.

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