Nebraska troopers arrest 16 during anti-impaired driving campaign
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Troopers arrested 16 people on suspicion of driving under the influence during its anti-impaired driving campaign, the Nebraska State Patrol said.
The weeklong enforcement effort focused on raising awareness of drunken and drug-impaired driving.
Troopers worked overtime to perform high-visibility patrols across the state.
During the campaign, troopers arrested 15 motorists on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and one on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
The patrol also cited nine drivers on suspicion of having an open alcohol container and 13 on suspicion of being a minor in possession.
Troopers ticketed 287 drivers for speeding, 10 for no seat belt, four for improper child restraint, 42 for driving under suspension and 26 for no proof of insurance.
They also performed 290 motorist assists during the campaign, the patrol said.