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Friday, November 29, 2013
Connecticut State Police release holiday enforcement stats, arrests, tickets
CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY ENFORCEMENT
This is a press release, unedited here:
Connecticut State Troopers supplementedthe normal patrol force with additional State Troopers over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.
Troopers patrolled all roads and highways across Connecticut and focused on drunk driving violations and targeted aggressive drivers.
Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols were in place over the entire weekend. State Police will continue this preventive enforcement effort until the end of the Holiday season.
These State Police stats cover the time period starting at midnight on 11/27/13 to 12/01/13midnight.
OTHER HAZARDOUS MOVING VIOLATIONS Arrests--_660___ -- (TO INCLUDE UNSAFE LANE CHANGE,FOLLOW TOO CLOSE,CELL PHONE USE, FAIL TO SIGNAL ETC. )
ACCIDENTS Investigated----_210___ WITH INJURY ---_26__ FATALS---1
Total Calls for Service-- 4246
Holiday enforcment operation continues thru the weekend