Nine Motorists Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs During Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Period

PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 7, 2022


Nine Motorists Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs During Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Period

Indiana County, PA – Members of the Troop A, Indiana Patrol Unit arrested nine motorists suspected of being under the influence of drugs and four motorists suspected of being under the influence of alcohol over the four-day Labor Day traffic enforcement period. Suspected illegal drugs were seized during six of those thirteen total DUI-related investigations.

“Our goal with traffic enforcement is to prevent crashes and save lives,” said Lieutenant Richard Quinn, Station Commander, Troop A, Indiana. “With no reported injuries or fatalities this past holiday weekend, I would like to thank the people of Indiana County for driving safely and I am especially proud of the diligent work of our troopers and PCOs.”

The following is a summary of crash and enforcement activities conducted by members of Troop A, Indiana during the Labor Day weekend enforcement period from September 2-5, 2022:


TROOP A, INDIANA

Traffic Enforcement Activities

Traffic Stops

391

Total Traffic Citations

426

DUI Arrests

13

Self-Initiated Criminal Arrests

10

Motorists Assisted

5

Crash Investigations

Crash Investigations

8

Fatal Crash Investigations

0

Persons Killed

0

Persons Injured

0

Alcohol-Related Crashes

1

Traffic Arrests/Warnings by Type

Child Passenger Safety Seat Citations

0

Seatbelt Citations

7

Seatbelt Warnings

47

Speeding Citations

240

Other Traffic Citations

179

 

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