KPD succeeds with DUII patrols despite challenges

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When a Keizer police officer suspects someone of driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), resolving the problem isn’t always as easy as pulling them over and administering a field sobriety test. “I was once told in training that, next to a homicide, DUII’s are the most difficult cases to work and prosecute,” said Sgt. Trevor Wenning, head of Keizer Police Department’s Patrol Unit. “Drunk driving spans all ages and social economic groups and there is an abundance of attorneys ready to pick apart our investigations. We have a vast amount of...

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