Hammond police arrest 12, cite 784 in sobriety patrol

2013-09-09T00:00:00Z Hammond police arrest 12, cite 784 in sobriety patrolTimes Staff nwitimes.com
September 09, 2013 12:00 am  • 

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department recently participated in the nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over traffic safety campaign.

Officers set up a sobriety checkpoint and increased patrols. Officers made a total of 12 operating while intoxicated arrests and issued a total of 784 other citations for speeding, driving while suspended, equipment violations and seat belt violations.

Thirteen criminal arrests also were made on charges such as possession of marijuana and outstanding warrants.

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