Law enforcement will have extra officers on patrol Saturday to curb drinking and driving in several Sauk County areas, according to a release.
Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister and the police chiefs in the county said in a release Thursday that the Sauk County Alcohol Task Force deployment will take place Saturday in the Sauk Prairie area.
Baraboo, Lake Delton, Sauk Prairie and the Reedsburg police departments will conduct a high visibility traffic enforcement detail in pre-designated areas with an emphasis on stopping drunken driving. The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is also participating, according to the release.
The grant is distributed by Wisconsin Bureau of Transportation Safety and will cover the cost of paying officers overtime to put additional patrol in target areas. The grant will continue to run through September 2015.
The Sauk County Sheriff's Offices said several ride services are offered in the area including: