STATE, LOCAL ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES PARTICIPATE IN TRAFFIC RELATED SYMPOSIUM AT TROOP C
NAPOLEONVILLE – On Tuesday morning, law-enforcement representatives throughout the Troop C area gathered in Gray, LA, to address impaired, aggressive, and inattentive driving as it relates to a series of fatal crashes in the area over the Thanksgiving Holiday.
During the period, a total of 20 people died in the state, the majority of those in the Troop C area.
During one evening, 7 people died in the area, 6 of those fatalities were people under the age of 25.
A huge factor was also the lack of seatbelt usage.
During Tuesday’s event, officials pledged resources to tackle the issues causing these crashes.
Additionally, the law-enforcement community will conduct a media relations campaign to educate the public as well as a robust enforcement program.
Attending from Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office was Sheriff Leland Falcon, Deputy Cody Schmill and District Attorney’s Office Chief of Staff Tyler Cavalier.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.