Cherokeetribune.com reported on January 4th, 2014 that there was a 70% decrease in DUI arrest over the December 28 th through January 1st New Years’ Eve Holiday period. Last year there were 11 arrests as compared to this year with only 3 arrests. There were five fatalities reported during the holiday period one death in Cartersville reported by the Georgia State Patrol, one death in Marietta reported by the Marietta Police Department, two deaths reported in Cobb County by Cobb County Police Department, and one death in Waycross reported by Waycross Police Department. DUI statistics can be misleading typically there is a direct correlation between DUI arrests and police officers on the street. There were several DUI roadblocks during this period which resulted in no DUI arrests.