ISP Operation Pull Over yields more than traffic tickets

Monday, March 28, 2016

PUTNAMVILLE -- Troopers from the Putnamville Post of the Indiana State Police concluded their participation in the statewide safety initiative Operation Pull Over Blitz No. 85 that targeted aggressive driving.

The ISP campaign ran from March 4-27. During that time, troopers conducted targeted patrols and a DUI (driving under the influence) sobriety checkpoint.

The following enforcement efforts were compiled:

Traffic citations -- 775.

Traffic warnings -- 1,259.

DUI arrests -- 15.

Moving truck citations -- 113.

Police services -- 510.

Criminal arrests -- 131.

Felony arrests -- 60.

Crashes worked -- 15.

The majority of the criminal arrests were for drug violations and warrant arrests, State Police noted.

Indiana State Police will continue throughout the year to target dangerous and impaired driving. To report dangerous and/or impaired driving, dial 911.

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