Hamilton police had their hands full this weekend, with seven drunk driving arrests on Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday saw three drunk driving arrests. The earliest arrest was made at 1 a.m. when Hamilton Police arrived at a collision at Upper Ottawa St. and Unsworth Dr.
A 35-year-old Hamilton man was charged with impaired and blowing over the legal limit.
Saturday night, two more arrests were made.
Around 6:30 p.m. a 64-year-old Hamilton man was charged with impaired and blowing over 80 mg.
At 10:30 p.m., police were called to a bar on Barton St. E. and Varga Dr. after a man left the bar to get into his car.
Police found a driver behind the wheel and say he blew over twice the legal limit.
A 54-year-old Stoney Creek man was charged with impaired driving.
Four more drunk driving charges were laid in a three-hour period early Sunday morning. Between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m., police arrested a 34-year-old man, a 24-year-old man, a 58-year-old man and a 26-year-old man.
Three of the drivers were arrested in separate incidents after crashing vehicles into snowbanks.
One driver was charged with dangerous driving after police spotted a vehicle travelling at 172 km/h in a posted 80 km/h on Highway 5 near Middletown Rd.
All the arrested individuals were released on a promise to appear in court.