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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2009

FINAL

STATE POLICE MEMORIAL DAY STATS

The following is a summary of the State Police motor vehicle Memorial Day weekend enforcement.


The Operation started on 05/22/09 at midnight and continue
d until midnight on 05/25/09.

05/22/09 midnight until 05/25/09
11:59 p.m.

Accidents--25
7  with injury 47     2-fatal   (Preston) (Trumbull)
  
DWI Arrests---
64   Seatbelt Tickets --1499     Speeding Tickets--1056


The Memorial Day weekend enforcement operation utilized additional Troopers who manned sobriety checkpoints, targeted DWI and aggressive driving patrols across the State of Connecticut.

As the summer season continues motorists are reminded, if they see a suspected drunk driver call  911 as this is a true emergency. Help the State Police continue to keep the highways and roadways of Connecticut safe.
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Lt. J. Paul Vance