State police issue nearly 9,000 tickets over Memorial Day weekend

New York State Police issued nearly 9,000 tickets while cracking down on driving violations over Memorial Day weekend, from Friday to Tuesday.

Posted: May 27, 2020 4:25 PM
Updated: May 27, 2020 4:55 PM

New York State Police issued nearly 9,000 tickets while cracking down on driving violations over Memorial Day weekend, from Friday to Tuesday.

The funds to support the initiative were provided by the state Traffic Safety Committee, and allowed police to increase patrols and set up several sobriety checkpoints.

State troopers arrested 203 people for DWI, and investigated 457 crashes with 11 injuries during the holiday weekend.

A total of 8,907 tickets were issued for various vehicle and traffic violations, including 3,332 for speeding, 171 for distracted driving and 420 for seatbelt violations.

Troop D issued more than 550 tickets.

Below is a breakdown by region:

During last year’s Memorial Day holiday, state police issued 13,693 tickets and arrested 225 people for DWI.

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