The Corpus Christi Police Department released the total DWI numbers for 4th of July weekend, showing that numbers were up compared to last year.
A total of 28 DWI arrest were reportedly made over the holiday weekend, according to the Corpus Christi Police Department.
Police said that they assigned additional officers to help with large crowds at the beach and downtown this year, and sent officers to assist the Corpus Christi Fire Department during fireworks detail.
According to the CCPD, seven DWI arrests were made on Thursday, July 3; six arrests were made on Friday, July 4; six arrests were made on Saturday, July 5; and nine arrests were made on Sunday, July 6.
Comparatively, during the same time in 2013, only 15 DWI arrests were reported.