Statistics

Quick Facts

Of the 10,334 people arrested for DWI Statewide in 2016, 59% were first-time DWI
arrests. In Eddy County, there were 269 people arrested for DWI, of which 70%
were first-time DWI arrests. Statewide there were 171 alcohol involved fatalities
in 2016, of which 25 or 15% involved teen drivers. In Eddy County, there was 1
alcohol involved fatalities, 0 involved teen drivers.
 


Most people arrested for DWI in Eddy county report driving less than one mile prior to arrest.  

Enforcement is a strength in Eddy County, DWI offender conviction rates are high at 87% due to ongoing coordination with the courts.

In Eddy County, there were 220 people arrested for DWI, of which 65% were first-time DWI arrests.