13,000+ tickets handed out in NY state over Memorial Day weekend

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New York State Police handed out more than 13,000 tickets during Memorial Day weekend.

Police set up sobriety checkpoints, beefed up DWI patrols and ticketed distracted drivers.

Troopers arrested 213 people for DWI and investigated 808 crashes.

Here in the Capital Region, more than 860 tickets were issued overall during the holiday weekend.

The Capital Region also had the highest number of tickets issued for distracted driving in the entire state, which was 68.