Forty-nine car stops, arrests and summonses had been reported by Sheriff James B. Quattrone throughout the New York State STOP-DWI St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Crackdown.
The crackdown started March 16 and continued by Sunday, March 21. This occasion was funded by a 2020-2021 grant from the Governor’s Site visitors Security Committee, and is a part of a nationwide crackdown effort.
In Chautauqua County, the Chautauqua County sheriff, municipal legislation enforcement companies, and New York State Police vigorously implement legal guidelines associated to driving whereas
impaired. They work collectively to scale back the variety of impaired driving accidents and deaths, with particular emphasis on driving whereas impaired by both alcohol or medicine.
The companies participated within the state-wide crackdown throughout the St. Patrick’s Day, leading to a complete of 49 car stops, arrests and summonses.
“Eradicating intoxicated drivers from Chautauqua County roadways is considered one of our prime priorities,” Quattrone stated. “Should you select to drink, don’t drive. Impaired drivers not solely put themselves at risk, they threaten everybody who shares the highway with them.”
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