State Police Continue Patrol Surge on Rts 24 & 195
One month into stepped up State Police patrols on Rts 24 and 195, and troopers continue to arrest drunk drivers.
The fourth weekend of increased patrols netted six drunk drivers and 12 other arrests. State Police also issued five criminal summons and wrote 338 citations for motor vehicle violations. So far during the weekend patrols, State Police made 33 drunk driving arrests, 32 non-OUI arrests, and issued 24 criminal summons.
Troopers have written a total of 1,094 citations during the four weekends of the Patrol Surge. Additionally, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Troopers stopped 16 speeding trucks and conducted 23 commercial vehicle inspections. Troopers took two trucks out of service, one for faulty brakes and another because the driver had a suspended license.