Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • DWI Saturation in Troop B

  • There was a DWI saturation that took place in troop B. Read about it here.
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  • Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces the results of a DWI (driving while intoxicated) saturation conducted in various counties in Troop B. The saturation began at 11 p.m., on November 16, 2013, and concluded at 3 a.m. on November 17, 2013. During this enforcement operation, officers patrolled specific areas with a goal of detecting impaired drivers and other traffic violations that contribute to traffic crashes. As a result of the operation, officers issued nine traffic citations and 42 warnings. The following is a list of enforcement contacts made during the saturation:
    2- Citations issued for exceeding the speed limit
    2-Citations issued for seat belt violations
    1-Citation issued for a non-moving violation
    1-Citation issued for a license violation
    1-Citation issued for an insurance violation
    2-Citations issued for person under 21 years of age possessing intoxicating liquor
    "The Missouri State Highway Patrol is very serious about removing the impaired driver from our roadways," stated Captain Wilt. "If drinking is a part of your plans, choose a sober designated driver."
    The Patrol encourages motorists and watercraft operators to protect themselves by making sure everyone in the vehicle is properly restrained in a seat belt or child restraint and everyone in the vessel is wearing an approved life jacket. Click It 4 Life and Wear It!!!
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