NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) In an effort to combat drunk driving, Newport News Police are stepping up DUI patrols this weekend.

Plans are in place for additional officers to focus their efforts on areas where drivers are more likely to be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

The officers assigned to this operation will be receiving overtime pay that will come from the Division of Motor Vehicles traffic safety grant.

The areas where the officers will be working will not be made public.