What is 3.2 deaths per 100,000? National average for alcohol related fatal accidents
So amazingly, with as much alcohol that flowed freely over the weekend, Amherst police only made one arrest for Driving Under the Influence.
Of course maybe they were so busy doing crowd control for the THOUSANDS of migrating students in and around UMass that they did not have the time to concentrate on those potential roadway scud missiles.
Early Sunday morning (1:18 AM) police arrested UMass student Michael J. Defazio, age 21, near the VFW on Main Street, only a stone's throw from Amherst town center (and the police station).
Almost exactly 12 hours later on Twitter (tweet now deleted):
In need of a road bike
— Mike DeFazio (@mikeydefaz9) September 1, 2013