Of the 8,419 people arrested for DWI Statewide in 2021, there were 315 people arrested for DWI in Eddy County. Statewide there were 2,150 alcohol involved crashes in 2021, of which 387 or 14.2% involved teen drivers. There were 73 alcohol involved crashes in Eddy County. In Eddy County, there were 7 alcohol involved fatalities, 0 involved teen drivers.
Most people arrested for DWI in Eddy county report driving less than one mile prior to arrest.
Enforcement is a strength in Eddy County, DWI offender conviction rates are high at 87% due to ongoing coordination with the courts.