despp: State Police UConn Spring Weekend Enforcement Results
2014

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STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Apirl 28, 2014

 

STATE POLICE UCONN SPRING WEEKEND ENFORCEMENT RESULTS

 

   The Connecticut State Police UConn spring weekend motor vehicle enforcement campaign ran from April 22 26, 2014.  Troopers were stationed at sobriety checkpoints; additional Troopers patrolled roads in Mansfield and the surrounding communities. During this operation Troopers utilized the State Police Bat Mobile (BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING unit) that was staged strategically at the sobriety checkpoint on Route 44 near Route 195.

 

   The State Police Traffic Services Unit made 983 motor vehicle arrests in four days of enforcement. During this same event last year (2013), State Police issued 1,200 (infractions, summons and criminal arrest) during six days of enforcement.

 

            Following are details:

            Seatbelt Violations       74

            Suspended License       5

            Uninsured                   3

            Speeding                    345

            Reckless Driving           1

            Drug Arrests                2

            Other MV arrests         390

            Cell phone usage         158

            Distracted Driving        5

       

   The State Police Traffic Services Unit conducted roving enforcement over the four days, including a stationary sobriety checkpoint on Route 95 just north of Route 320. No DUI arrests were made.

 

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