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Archive for Friday, April 23, 2010

Highway Patrol plans stepped up enforcement in Douglas County Saturday night

April 23, 2010

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The Kansas Highway Patrol will crack down on drinking and driving around Lawrence this weekend.

Extra troopers will be sent to Douglas County to conduct a saturation patrol Saturday night.

Technical Trooper Edna Buttler said the additional troopers will begin their enforcement sometime after 9 p.m. Saturday.

“The idea is that extra troopers can go out and saturate an area, looking to remove impaired drivers and other serious violators from the streets,” Buttler said.

The Roving Aggressive Violation Enforcement is made possible through a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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independant1 4 years, 3 months ago

R.A.V.E. saturation patrol

Brings to mind wet cops

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nut_case 4 years, 3 months ago

If this goes like last time, expect another three big DUI arrests.

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parrothead8 4 years, 3 months ago

I know, right? It's like...where are they hanging out that they can only find three drunk drivers in Lawrence on a Saturday night?

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julstopeka 4 years, 3 months ago

Big incident on 14th street tonight. Thanks to the saturation, we'll have a timely response and resolution. Thanks LPD !

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