LUZERNE COUNTY – (WBRE/WYOU) Pennsylvania State Police have released stats regarding their two day “Operation Night Hawk” initiative in Luzerne County.
More than 100 state and municipal officers participated in the unique DUI enforcement initiative on Friday and Saturday.
Arrest statistics are as follows:
DUI Arrests: 121
Misdemeanor Arrests: 32
Felony Arrests: 5
Driving Under Suspension Citations: 46
Driving Under Suspension DUI Related: 12
Seatbelt Citations: 16
Child Seat Citations: 4
Speeding Citations: 11
Other Traffic Citations: 330
Underage Drinking Arrests: 3
Misdemeanor / Felony Wanted Individuals Arrested: 15
Motorists Contacted: 1115
During the course of this proactive DUI enforcement effort, a PSP Sergeant observed a burglary in progress and took the actors into custody in Lackawanna County. Also in Lackawanna County, a Trooper apprehended a convicted felon who was reported to have fired shots in a crowded area. The firearm was also recovered. In Luzerne County, Troopers recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Centre County and arrested the driver. And a significant drug seizure was also made during a traffic stop initiated by a PSP Corporal.