MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City Police Department has just completed participation in the Operation Pull Over (OPO) traffic enforcement grant Blitz #74, March 17 through March 24, covering St Patrick’s Day.
During the blitz, there were 29 extra patrols working 87.5 hours of overtime, paid from a grant issued from the Indiana Governors Council. Officers stopped 169 vehicles.
Officers wrote 97 citations; 98 for seat-belt violation, six suspended drivers, 39 speeding citations, five other violations and five criminal arrests on warrants for felonies and misdemeanors. Officers also wrote 108 warning tickets and assisted with several calls for service.
Officers of the Michigan City Police Department will continue working other traffic safety grants, including the Countywide DUI Task Force grant to improve the Quality of Life to the citizens of Michigan City.