The following are enforcement results for this year's State Police Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Friday, November 30, 2012
Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announced today that during the Thanksgiving Day Holiday period, the Rhode Island State Police joined state and local police across the nation in the “Click-It or Ticket” campaign. The Rhode Island State Police deployed additional patrols throughout the State with funding obtained through the Rhode Island Department of Transportation Office on Highway Safety. These additional patrols targeted speeders, drunk and drugged drivers, as well as child restraint and seat belt violators. The following is the activity handled by the State Police patrols during the holiday weekend from Nov. 22-27, 2012: The …
The State Police arrested 32 people on DUI charges and issued 2,199 citations during its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.
Rhode Island State Police announced they arrested 32 drivers on charges of drunken driving in a span of 18 days as part of its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. The campaign kicked off Aug. 17 with troopers focusing traffic enforcement on targeting drunk drivers, aggressive drivers, texting while driving and seat belt and speeding violations. During the initiative, the State Police made 2,922 motor vehicle stops and issued 2,199 citations for various traffic offenses. Additionally, 32 drivers were arrested and charged with drunken driving. One of those 32 DUI suspects was a Warwick man who was arrested twice in one week on DUI charges. Brian Fracassa, 44, was arrested in North Kingstown after a fellow motorist allegedly saw the…