State police “cracking down” during Memorial Day weekend

(WTNH) — State police are keeping their promise about “cracking down” over Memorial Day weekend.

Police have increased patrols which has already resulted in a number of violations already being filed.

According to the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection Connecticut State Police Public Information Office, 631 tickets for speeding and seat belt violations were handed out over the weekend. Officers also say there were over 400 moving violations in addition to several arrests.

State police will wrap up their extra patrol just before midnight on Monday.

Authorities are asking motorists traveling for Memorial Day to take it slow and to never drink and drive.


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