Police cited 74 drivers with driving under the influence from Thursday to Saturday, according to information released by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
There were 50 seat-belt cases, 64 child-restraint cases, 12 uninsured motorists, six open containers, 67 suspended or revoked licenses, 17 suspended registration or no tag, four equipment violations, 13 excessive-tint cases and 100 other violations. Police also issued four warrants and had 17 misdemeanor and six felony drug arrests.
Stops were conducted at Brown Road at Old Waynesboro Road; Sand Bar Ferry at Laney-Walker Boulevard; River Watch Parkway at Alexander Drive;
Deans Bridge Road at Georgia Highway 88; the 3700 block of Walton Way Extension; the 2300 block of Washington Road; the 2300 block of Tobacco Road; and River Watch Parkway at River Shoals.
The crackdown on driving offenses is part of a three-month operation conducted through the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The operation began Feb. 14.