12/13/13 – 5:08 A.M.
A traffic enforcement blitz in northwest Ohio resulted in several citations in the lead up to Thanksgiving. The State Highway Patrol reports that the “Lights for Lives” campaign ran during the busiest travel days of the year, from the morning of November 26 through Thanksgiving morning. The operation led to 921 citations being issued, including 43 for impaired drivers. Of the more than 2,000 vehicles stopped in the 12 county area, the majority of the citations were for speed.
The patrol also reports 10 felony and 64 misdemeanor arrests were made. Over the 48-hour period there were 72 crashes in the region, 18 of them resulting in injuries, and one fatality reported in Van Wert County.Read More →