Thursday, May 9, 2019
Extra Police Patrols in 19th District Saturday Night, As DUI Strike Force Will Be Out
The special patrols will begin at 7pm on Saturday and continue until 3am Sunday. The press release mentions that "The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations."
In a similar saturation in the 18th District (lakefront south of Fullerton) last weekend, 107 violations were written for everything from DUI to unsafe vehicle violations to insurance violations.
The 19th District includes all of Uptown south of Lawrence. Its boundaries are Lawrence, Fullerton, the lake and the river.
Pro tip: Lyft, Uber and taxis are a lot cheaper than fighting a DUI charge.
By Kate Uptown - May 09, 2019