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Multiple people arrested for DUII on New Year's Eve in Lane County

The Coburg Police Department offered free rides, and gave eight people a ride home.

Posted: Jan 1, 2019 4:49 PM
Updated: Jan 1, 2019 7:50 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A number of people across Lane County were arrested for DUII late Monday night and early Tuesday while celebrating the New Year.

Deputies with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested three people for driving under the influence.

RELATED: Oregon officer hurt after DUII suspect hits patrol car

Eugene and Springfield police said both departments arrested two people.

For the second year in a row, the Coburg Police Department offered free rides home on New Year’s Eve.

READ MORE: Coburg police offering free rides home on New Year's Eve

Officers said they gave eight people a ride home, but also arrested one person for DUII.

Uber, Lyft and Oregon Taxi also offered a discount for riders this year.

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