NSP Nets 12 Impaired Drivers Over Holiday Weekend

By: WOWT 6 News Email
By: WOWT 6 News Email

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested 12 motorists for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) over the July 4th holiday weekend.

In addition to the 12 DWI’s, 192 speeding citations were issued during the special enforcement effort which took place Thursday, July 3 through Saturday, July 5.

An $18,960 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS), helped to pay for overtime hours worked by troopers and communication specialist during the enforcement time period.

The following statistics reflect statewide activity by the Nebraska State Patrol from July 3-5.

- 12 Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
192 Speeding

- 8 Open Container
13 Driving Under Suspension (DUS)

- 74 Motorists Assist
7 No Proof of Insurance

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