The ghouls, ghosts and goblins were not the only scary thing out on Halloween weekend.
N.C. Police and Highway Patrol arrested 605 people during the Halloween weekend for driving while impaired — a slight increase from last year when 601 people were arrested.
557 of this year's DWI arrests were alcohol related and 48 were drug related. Police made 53 arrests in Wake County, 42 in Guilford County and 27 in Forsyth County.
The arrests were made by police departments participating in the Governor's Highway Safety Program's Halloween BOO-ze It & Lose It campaign to reduce drunken driving and educate the public about its risks.
Don Nail, director of the Governor's Highway Safety Program, said the program was a response to the number of fatalities and crashes occurring in the state over Halloween weekend.