STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
||Colonel Danny R. Stebbins|
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2013
NEW YEARS ENFORCEMENT OPERATION
** FINAL Stats **
The Connecticut State Police has issued its final report for the New Year’s Enforcement Operation statewide. Troopers were assigned to patrol both highways and secondary roads across the State of Connecticut.
The operation was in effect starting at midnight on 12/29/12 at and continued through midnight ending on 1/2/13.
Troopers have manned sobriety checkpoints and have been assigned to specific areas where higher then normal DUI accidents and arrests have taken place
The following stats are taken from the operation starting on 12/29/12 0001 hours to 1/01/13 at midnight.
Accidents Investigated: 419 (snowstorm Saturday)
with injury: 41
DUI Arrests: 44
Hazardous Moving Violations: 1,129 (following too close, cell phone violations, unsafe lane change etc)
Troopers are continuing to ask all motorists who see a suspected drunk driver to call 911, as this is a true emergency.
Lt. J. Paul Vance
Content Last Modified on 1/2/2013 9:15:24 AM