Thursday, 20 March 2008 19:33
Governor Mike Easley announced yesterday that state
and local law enforcement officers cited 763 motorists for driving while
impaired during a St. Patrick’s Day “Booze it and Lose It” campaign.
campaign ran from March 14 to March 17. A total of 20,281 traffic and criminal
citations were issued statewide. Officers also issued 1,889 safety belt and 298
child passenger safety violations, 6,118 speeding violations and 450 drug
charges. In addition, they apprehended 140 fugitives from justice and recovered
32 stolen vehicles.