FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Saturday, Oct. 28, the Springfield Police Department conducted a DWI Saturation Patrol.
A total of 34 traffic stops were conducted during this operation. Four drivers were arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. One person was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
The Saturation Patrol was funded through a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Safety.
Consequences of drunk driving include jail time, loss of driving privileges, sentencing to use ignition interlocks and increased insurance rates. Financial losses include attorney fees, court costs, lost time at work and the potential loss of a job.
Drunk driving is not worth the consequences – remember, if you drink and drive, you lose.
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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Stacey Parton