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August 4, 2014

Saturation Patrol cites 246 drivers

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The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on August 1-2, which  led to 246 charges filed.  Topping the list were equipment violations, which totaled 50. The patrol was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

The following are the totals:

August 1-2

Number of vehicles stopped – 200

Number of Individuals Charged – 165

Charges

  • Driving Under the Influence – 5
  • Driving on Revoked/Suspended D.L. – 12
  • Speeding – 43
  • Proof of Financial Responsibility – 34
  • Improper Turns – 18
  • Failure to Obey Traffic Signal – 24
  • Equipment Law Violations – 50
  • Other D.L. / Registration Violations – 32
  • Window Tint Violations –  8
  • Failure to Yield – 1
  • IC – 1
  • Seat Belt Violation – 4
  • Child Restraint – 1
  • Simple Possessiion – 4
  • Due Care -1
  • Poss. Cocaine for Resale -2
  • Open Container – 1
  • Possession without Prescription -1
  • Loud Music -1
  • UDP – 1
  • Move Over Law – 2

Total Charges – 246



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