WYDOT: 344 traffic stops, 9 DUIs over St. Paddy's weekend in Natrona Co. - Casper, WY Oil City News
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WYDOT: 344 traffic stops, 9 DUIs over St. Paddy’s weekend in Natrona Co.

Trevor T. Trujillo, Oil City

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has released information about a combined law enforcement effort over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

WYDOT says the enforcement effort resulted in 344 traffic stops with nine DUI arrests.

The effort, which included the Casper Police Department, Mills Police Department, Evansville Police Department, Natrona County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Highway Patrol increased law enforcement presence in the county between Friday, March 15 and Sunday, March 17.

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Stops, citations and arrests (all agencies):

  • Total traffic stops: 344
  • DUI arrests: 9
  • Speeding tickets: 28
  • Seat belt citations: 9
  • Controlled substance arrests: 9
  • Warnings issued: 123
  • Other arrests: 34

Of the DUI arrests, five were made by Casper PD, three by Natrona County SO and one by Evansville PD.