April 23, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

DUI Saturation Patrol Results ◊

Released by Sergeant Daniel Bortnick

 

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department conducted a pair of DUI Saturation Patrols on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. The focus of these patrols was to remove impaired drivers from the roadway.

Four officers worked the Friday night saturation patrol while five officers worked the Saturday night saturation patrol. Over the course of both nights officers stopped 96 motorists evaluating nine for DUI.  Five drivers were arrested for DUI, one driver was arrested for Driving While Suspended, and one subject was cited for Transporting an Open Container of Alcohol. 

Funds for the saturation patrols were provided by the Kansas Department of Transportation.