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Police prepare for New Years Eve

Mishawaka, Ind. -- "Drive sober or get pulled over," is the message Lieutenant Tim Williams with Mishawaka Police stresses the most this new year. 

Lieutenant Williams says the most common offense on New Year's Eve is speeding, texting while driving and drunk driving. 

"Lets be responsible tonight. Pay for a cab ride home. It's a lot less expensive than getting arrested for drunk driving or getting into a serious crash," says Lieutenant Williams. 

"Tonight is the night you really gotta keep your eyes and ears open," says Joe Mittiga, owner of popular South Bend bar, Corby's. 

Mittiga says he's been doing this long enough, he knows how to keep things under control. 


"I have somebody responsible, level headed and aware at the door," says Mittiga. 

Lieutenant Williams says, because of the cold temperatures and wind-chill, there will not be a DUI checkpoint but there will be a larger number of officers patrolling the streets. 

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