Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Releases Drunk Driving Crackdown Arrest Numbers
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office mad two drunk-driving arrests during the recent March 16-18, 2012 drunk driving crackdown.
Deputies also issued the following traffic citations: two speeding tickets; One minor in possession of alcohol; three Suspended/Revoked licenses and two drug arrests. 56 warnings were issued for various other traffic violations as a result of the crackdown.
Law enforcement agencies throughout Missouri participated in this statewide effort to get drunk drivers off the street - and make Missouri roads safer.
The sobering fact is that impaired driving contributes to nearly 30 percent of all Missouri traffic fatalities. In 2011, 220 people were killed and 916 seriously injured in crashes involving an impaired driver. For more information, please visit saveMOlives.com.