Deputy Arrests 3 Drunk Drivers in one Shift

Posted at: 10/29/2012 10:07 AM
By: Gordon Severson

(ABC 6 News)- A rare feat very few Minnesota deputies can boast.

Arresting three drivers for DWI in one 8-hour shift. Officials have nicknamed the rare feat pulling a "hat trick."

Olmsted County Deputy Todd Peterson stopped three drivers between 8:00PM and 4:00 AM Saturday night.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's office, all three drivers were heavily under the influence.

One of the drivers was also busted for possessing a small amount of cocaine.

Officials say Peterson will likely get recognition from the Department of Public Safety for this rare achievement.