LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Patches of black ice are possible, even on roads that have been cleared, because of refreezing. We have at least several inches of snow on the ground across East Tennessee. Some roads may be unplowed or untreated, make driving difficult with packed snow and ice.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knox Co. Sheriff's Office released its numbers from the extended holiday patrols last weekend. Authorities said there were no deaths over the five-day weekend, which started at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and ended Wednesday morning at 6:00 a.m.
Fifteen people were arrested for DUI, while one of the 52 wrecks to which it responded involved alcohol. Injuries were reported in nine of those wrecks.
Sixty-seven people were arrested on various other charges and officers were called out to help out 182 other motorists.
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