ISP issued 40 traffic citations in 2021 pre-Thanksgiving patrol

Last Updated on November 28, 2021 by Indiana State Police

Wednesday, troopers working from the Indiana State Police Peru Post conducted a saturation patrol targeting aggressive and impaired drivers in Miami, Wabash, Cass, Fulton, Grant, and Howard Counties. During the patrol, officers concentrated their enforcement efforts on the heavily traveled roads of I-69, U.S. 31, State Road 37, and U.S.24. 

During the patrol troopers issued 40 traffic citations and 118 written warnings. Thirty-one of the citations were for speeding. They also made five criminal arrests and arrested one impaired driver.

SATURATION PATROL ACTIVITY

                                    Traffic Arrests (Tickets)……………………. 40

                                    Traffic Warnings ………………………….. 118

                                    Drunk Drivers Arrested …………………       1

                                    Criminal Arrests …………………………      5

                                    Motorists Assists ………………………….   14

By conducting saturation patrols Indiana State Police officers hope to deter motorists from driving aggressively or while impaired. Hopefully, this will make traveling on Indiana roadways safer.

Citizens are encouraged to report suspected impaired drivers by calling 911. Give a location, vehicle description, and direction of travel. Do not follow an impaired or aggressive driver.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Police