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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Missouri State Police

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Cap. Billy E, Chadwick, commanding officer of Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol announced the following totals for the Labor Day holiday period. Troop G troopers participated in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. Troop G troopers working on U.S. 60 also participated in the "15-Mile Trooper Project."

Chadwick said troopers assigned to this operation worked 12-hour shifts to patrol 15-mile intervals on major highways and intersections in the area Aug. 29 and Sept. 1. Finally a DWI saturation project was conducted in Howell County on Aug. 30.

Troop G reported no fatal traffic crashes, investigated seven alcohol-related traffic crashes and investigated 24 traffic crashes on C.A.R.E. designated highways. Troopers made 682 arrests and issued 256 warnings in the nine county Troop G area.

Enforcement totals include:

* One felony DWI.

* 15 misdemeanor DWI arrests.

* Two careless and imprudent driving.

* 406 speeding summonses.

* 187 seat belt summonses.

* Four Child restraint summonses

* Two stop sign summonses.

* Two commercial vehicle summonses.

* Two hazardous moving summonses.

* 18 non-moving summonses.

* 16 drivers licenses summonses.

* 17 uninsured motorists summonses.

* Five misdemeanor drug arrests.

* Four misdemeanor warrant arrests.

* One traffic signal device summons.

Chadwick said officers provided assistance to 82 motorists.

"We are very pleased that we did not experience a fatal traffic crash in Troop G this Labor Day holiday weekend. And please continue to drive safely and always wear a seat belt," Captain Chadwick said.