The Seymour Police Department has released figures from its recent Operation Pullover Blitz. Capt. Carl Lamb says that 10 officers worked 61 hours of overtime during the blitz, which ran from March 2nd through March 25th. The operation targeted dangerous drivers.
Capt. Lamb says that the officers worked 15 patrols and initiated 200 traffic stops. That resulted in 36 citations, 169 warnings and six arrests on 10 criminal charges. Charges included:
Habitual Traffic Violator;
Driving While Suspended;
Possession of Marijuana;
Possession of Paraphernalia;
Possession of Marijuana – 27 grams;
Possession of Methamphetamine;
Operating while Never Having Received a License
The Dealing in Methamphetamine arrest resulted in 46 grams of methamphetamine being recovered.
Capt. Lamb says that the blitz was funded with federal grant money administered by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.