Maine police receive funds for holiday patrols

The Associated Press
Posted Dec. 03, 2011, at 12:11 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Forty-seven police agencies in Maine are getting federal money to beef up patrols on the lookout for impaired drivers during the holiday season.

The Maine Bureau of Highway Safety has distributed $200,000 to 41 police departments, five sheriff’s offices and Maine State Police.

The money will pay for overtime patrols through the end of the year.

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