JPD tells sTEP results

Jefferson police officers arrested three drivers for operating while intoxicated and made three narcotics arrests during a special Traffic Enforcement Project conducted May 21 through June 3.

Officers issued 38 citations as follows: speed, eight; driving with a suspended or revoked license, five; open container of alcohol in vehicle, five; registration violations, three; equipment violations, three; no proof of insurance, two; stop sign/light violation, seat belt, text messaging, and electronic device (teen), one each; and other traffic violations, eight.

Jefferson police officers administered two intoxication tests that did not result in arrests.

They issued 186 warnings as follows: equipment violations, 68; speed, 32; no proof of insurance, 27; seat belt use, 20; registration violations, 12; stop sign/stop light violations, five; child restraints, five; dark windows, three; text messaging, move over violations, two each; and 10 other traffic violations.

Officers assisted two motorists.

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