The Blair Police Department took part in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

Over the Aug. 28-30 weekend, Blair officers made 19 traffic stops. Two officers worked an additional 12 hours during that time, according to Chief Joe Lager.

During the entire campaign, which was Aug. 21 through Sept. 7, Blair officers made 121 traffic stops with 43 citations and five arrests, including two for driving under the influence, one for possession of a weapon by a prohibited person, one for a misdemeanor warrant and one for driving under suspension.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.