Thursday, February 18, 2010

Drivers License and Safety Belt Checkpoint

Personnel from the Arcadia Police Department Traffic Bureau conducted a vehicle checkpoint last night targeting unlicensed drivers and safety belt compliance.  Traffic Officers were assisted by 4 Reserve Police Officers, several Volunteers in Patrol (VIPS), APD Police Cadets and Explorers, as well as Jan's Towing.  The checkpoint was set-up on Santa Anita Avenue, south of Huntington Drive and ran from about 6:00-10:00 pm.

Here are some quick stats from the event:
  • 1,400 vehicles passed through the checkpoint
  • 100 vehicles and occupants were screened at the secondary inspection
  • 10 misdemeanor arrests or citations for unlicensed, suspended or revoked licenses
  • 2 warrant related arrests
  • 9 vehicle storage or impounds
  • 35 infraction citations for no license in possession along with 14 other citations for miscellaneous violations

1 comment:

  1. I need to do another ride along with you guys. Pro-active, I like it.