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Special Enforcement Wave Grant - 2017 "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

DATE:            TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT WAVE GRANT – 2017

"DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER”, IMPAIRED DRIVING CAMPAIGN”

 

NAPOLEONVILLE – The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office participated in the "DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER”, Impaired Driving Campaign from August 18, 2017 thru September 03, 2017.

The program was funded through the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission and put extra patrols on the highways during the grant period.

As a result of the increased patrols, the following enforcement actions were taken:

            Total Hours Worked – 317

            Total Stops Made – 416

            Total Field Sobriety Tests – 44

            Total D.W.I. Arrests – 4

            Total Other Arrests – 99

Sheriff Falcon said his office intends to participate in future traffic grant programs as they become available.


 

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