Labor Day ‘Booze It &Lose It’ citations in Polk Co.
Published 7:04 pm Thursday, September 17, 2009
A total of 107 traffic and criminal citations were issued in Polk County during the state&39;s 2009 Labor Day &uot;Booze It & Lose It&uot; campaign. According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, there were 11 checkpoints and patrols in Polk County during the campaign, resulting in three DWI arrests, 13 safety belt violations, six drug violations, seven additional criminal violations, 48 speeding citations, eight driving while license revoked violations and 15 other traffic violations. Law enforcement officers also made one arrest for reckless driving and issued two citations for uninsured motorists. Statewide, a total of 3,514 motorists were cited for driving while impaired and a 105,370 traffic and criminal citations were issued.