Police Issue Over 20 Seatbelt Citations
Jeff Garretson - Tue 11:00 AM 11/27/2012
Salina Police hand out 22 citations to adults for seatbelt violations.
According to Lt. Russ Lamer, police set up checkpoints at three locations on Monday evening between 5:30pm and 9:30pm.
Police checked seatbelts at the off-ramp at Crawford and I-135, Saturn and 9th and along the 2400 block of S. 9th. Police wrote 22 citations to adults for seatbelt violations and handed out one ticket for a child restraint violation.
Lt. Lamer also tells KSAL News that four other vehicle violations were ticketed along with one arrest made after a passenger was identified with an outstanding warrant.
DUI Patrol on Friday
Salina Police will be out in force this week looking for drunk drivers.
Lt. Russ Lamer says a special city wide saturation patrol is planned for Friday, November 30th from 11pm through 3am.
The overtime hours are being funded through an Impaired Driver Deterrence Program grant administered through the Kansas Department of Transportation.