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Nearly 200 citations, 8 arrests after click it or ticket checkpoint

(Source: KSLA News 12) (Source: KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police, Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies and the Louisiana State Police gave out nearly 200 citations and had eight arrests after a click it or ticket checkpoint at the end of May.

The checkpoint was May 30 from 4 p.m. through 9 p.m. in the 500 block of Kings Highway.

During the 5 hour operation, 1251 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint resulting in 173 citations issued, 1 DWI arrest, 4 narcotics arrests and three warrants arrests.

The initiative was made possible by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of vehicle fatalities in the area.

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