Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The New Haven Police Department recently participated in the May 1-12 Drunk Driving crackdown.
While no intoxicated drivers were found in New Haven, Officers did make a total of 66 car stops, and issued several citations for speeding, running stop signs, C and I driving, and driving with suspended licenses.
In addition, the officers made one felony stop, taking into custody a subject wanted for questioning in a sexual abuse case. There was also a warrant arrest, and New Haven officers assisted Franklin County detectives in locating a large cache of stolen weapons from the Sullivan area.
Missouri law enforcement participated in the crackdown on underage drinking to ensure Missouri youth celebrate safe and sober so they could Arrive Alive at prom and graduation.
The sobering fact is that impaired driving contributes to nearly 30 percent of all Missouri traffic fatalities. Between 2011 and 2013, 85 people were killed and 318 seriously injured in Missouri roadway crashes involving an impaired driver under the age of 21.