Crystal City Police Chief noticing an increase in DWI cases this summer

(Crystal City) Local law enforcement agencies are reporting an increase in the number of Driving While Intoxicated arrests.

Crystal City Police Chief Chad Helms says that’s something he has noticed in his city.

Chief Helms recalls a recent incident where a person was arrested twice in one night for intoxicated driving.

The person is a Festus resident however age and name have not been released by authorities.

According to Chief Helms they are applying for charges through the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.