The Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept. has reported that there was a decrease in drunk driving arrests in the county this past New Years Eve. 1 DUI arrest was reported in Putnam County over the holiday evening. Other surrounding counties also reported a lower number of DUI arrest over the same period. Many law enforcement officers say that with free rides being offered, as well as reminders about penalties for drunk driving has helped to lower the number of intoxicated drivers on roadways.