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ISP Release Details Of Scheid Diesel Weekend

Indiana State Police have released the results of this past weekends stepped up enforcement during the Scheid Diesel Event at the Vigo County Fairgrounds.

Compared to 2013 there were less than half the number of traffic sitations issued, half the number of warnings, half the number of criminal arrests and about the same number of drunk driving arrests.

The troopers utilized plain cars, high performance Ford Mustangs, unmarked pickups, and marked patrol cars to conduct the extra patrols.   

 

Below is the press release from Indiana State Police:

 

The Indiana State Police Putnamville District conducted traffic patrols on both Friday and Saturday evenings of the Scheid Diesel Event held at the Vigo County Fairgrounds. The extra patrols were in place to ensure the safety of those attending the event as well as the motoring public.

 The 2014 extra patrols resulted in the following:

Total Traffic Citations Issued….……………………………..167

Driving Under the Influence Arrests……………………….….9

Traffic Warnings Issued……………………………….……..338

Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated…………………….….…..3

Criminal Arrests……………………………………………….27

Seatbelt Citations…………………………………………..…..55

Portable Breath Tests Administered…………..……………….56

Truck Citations…………………………………..…………….75

The criminal arrests were for miscellaneous drug and alcohol violations and persons wanted on warrants.

 

 

In comparison, below were the 2013 and 2012 ISP results:

2013

Total Traffic Citations Issued….……………………………..538

Driving Under the Influence Arrests……………………….….13

Traffic Warnings Issued……………………………….……..669

Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated…………………….….…...5

Criminal Arrests………………………………………………..47

Seatbelt Citations…………………………………………..….258

Portable Breath Tests Administered…………..………………123

Truck Citations…………………………………..……………116

 

2012

Total Traffic Citations Issued….……………………………..755

Driving Under the Influence Arrests……………………….….27

Traffic Warnings Issued……………………………….….…..691

Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated…………………….….…..1

Criminal Arrests……………………………………………..…23

Seatbelt Citations…………………………………………..….197

Portable Breath Tests Administered…………..………………187

Truck Citations…………………………………………………75

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