FREMONT – The Fremont Police Department applied for and received a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety for overtime traffic enforcement in conjunction with the nationwide “Click it or Ticket” mobilization.
“Agencies from across the State of Nebraska participated,” said Lt. Ed Watts, “and we are proud to have done our part.”
Between May 21 and June 3, the Fremont Police department had nine officers on the special traffic enforcement, and the department worked 120 overtime hours. These officers had contact with 238 total vehicles and issued 155 citations for offenses, including:
- 86 Citations for Speeding
- 8 Driving Under Suspension Citations
- 12 Citations for Uninsured Motorists
- 2 Minor in Possession of Alcohol Citations
- 2 Open Container of Alcohol Citations
- 8 Safety Belt Citations
- 2 Child Passenger Safety Restraint Citation
The special enforcement period also lead to several arrests on more serious crimes.
- 1 Arrest for DWI
- 1 Felony Arrest
- 1 Fugitive Apprehended
The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement may be at an end, but Fremont Police will continue to patrol. Buckle up, never use your cell phone while driving, and obey posted speed limits at all times.