The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department has released statistics from their holiday DWI mobilization efforts from 12/16/2016 thru the New Year resulting in a number of arrests.
Sgt. Les Hunter, DWI/Community Traffic Safety Project Director reports TAPD December’s DWI Mobilization traffic and arrest activity. This year TAPD used saturation patrols rather than DWI Check Points in conjunction with voluntary compliance of our citizens. This Mobilization campaign began on 12/16/2016 and ended 1/1/2017.
There were a total of 139 hours of selective traffic enforcement worked with 205 vehicles stopped for traffic violations. Officers working the DWI/SPEED STEP program arrested 13 individuals for DWI and 4 other suspects were arrested for DWI during this time frame by officers working their regular shift in their beat. There were 10 warrants were served, 3 drug arrests, 3 felony arrests, 1 stolen vehicle was recovered, 8 no insurance citations, 1 speeding citation, and 6 DWLS citations written.