FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Feb. 11, 2023, officers from the Springfield Police Department conducted a DWI saturation patrol. Officers utilized marked patrol vehicles to enforce hazardous moving violations commonly associated with intoxicated driving.
During this operation, officers conducted 99 traffic stops which resulted in one DWI arrest and 67 citations. SPD officers also issued 63 warnings.
The Springfield Police Department periodically conducts these saturation patrol operations to ensure the motoring public’s safety. These extra enforcement efforts are funded through a Missouri Department of Transportation safety grant.
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Media Contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement
Release authorized by: Lt. Jeremy Anderson