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WHP: 24 arrests, 101 citations during Border War multi-agency traffic crackdown

File; Trevor T. Trujillo (Oil City News )

CASPER, Wyo. — A joint law enforcement operation during the November 6 Cowboys vs. CSU Border War match-up in Laramie resulted in 224 traffic stops, three impaired driving arrests, and two arrests for controlled substances, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said in a release Friday.

Law enforcement in Laramie and Albany counties also issued 59 speeding citations, four seatbelt citations, 38 other citations, 167 warnings, and 19 arrests for other violations, the WHP said.

Since 2015, law enforcement in Wyoming and Colorado have teamed up as part of a multi-state impaired driving enforcement operation. Operations focused this year on traffic to and from the game along U.S. Highway 287, Interstate 25, and Interstate 80.

No fatal crashes were reported during the 14-hour operation.

Agencies involved in the enforcement operation include:

  • Wyoming Highway Patrol
  • Laramie Police Department
  • Albany County Sheriff’s Office
  • University of Wyoming Police Department
  • Laramie County Sheriff’s Office
  • Cheyenne Police Department
  • Larimer County Sheriff’s Office
  • Weld County Sheriff’s Office
  • Fort Collins Police Department
  • Loveland Police Department
  • CSU Police Department
  • Estes Park Police Department
  • Colorado State Patrol

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