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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Colorado State Patrol’

CSP tips on reporting DUIs

Standoff in Berthoud

Standoff in Berthoud

What started as a drunk driver pursuit by the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has ended up as a standoff on the northeast edge of Berthoud. According to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office the CSP was attempting to stop a motor home that had been called in as a Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately  (REDDI) report. The pursuit began on I-25 and proceeded into Larimer County and north on Berthoud's First Street where a spike strip was deployed. The motor home swerved to avoid the strip and ... Full Story

Luck ran out for 682 Colorado drivers over St.

Luck ran out for 682 Colorado drivers over St. Patrick’s Week

            DENVER, CO- The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies arrested 682 Colorado drivers for impaired driving over the St. Patrick’s Day DUI “Heat is On!” enforcement period, which occurred March 11-18, 2011. During that time period, five people were killed on Colorado roadways, but none of those fatalities was alcohol-related according to preliminary information. The Colorado Department of ... Full Story

Man Arrested in Assault on Trooper

Man Arrested in Assault on Trooper

Man Arrested in Assault on Colorado State Patrol Trooper   Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies, LCSO Criminal Impact Unit investigators, Fort Collins Police Services officers and canine unit all responded to assist a Colorado State Patrol trooper who received minor injuries during a vehicle stop last night. The Colorado State Patrol trooper had stopped a vehicle near North College Avenue and Willox Lane last night at around 8:00 p.m.  While the trooper was standing at the ... Full Story

Thanksgiving Week DUI Crackdown

Thanksgiving Week DUI Crackdown

  Thanksgiving Week DUI Crackdown Aims to Gobble Up Impaired Drivers in Colorado Heat is On enforcement begins Tuesday as holiday travelers hit the road November 22, 2010 Denver, CO – Motorists across Colorado have a lot to be thankful for this holiday week, as hundreds of law enforcement officers hit the road to protect them from the threat of impaired drivers. The Colorado State Patrol and 71 agencies are participating in a special Thanksgiving week “Heat Is On” ... Full Story

DUI Crackdown Begins Friday

DUI Crackdown Begins Friday

‘100 Days of Heat’ DUI Crackdown Begins Friday Cops Turn Up the Heat on Impaired Drivers Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Denver – Drivers beware over the next 100 days. The Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the state are beginning an intensive DUI crackdown that starts Memorial Weekend and continues through Labor Day. The goal of the “100 Days of Heat” campaign is to save lives by deterring people from driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, ... Full Story

State Conducts First Prom Season ‘Heat Is On’ DUI

State Conducts First Prom Season ‘Heat Is On’ DUI Crackdown

DUI Enforcement April 10- May 23 Aims to Keep Teens Safe DENVER, CO – Prom season is upon us and many Colorado teenagers will create memories that will last a lifetime. To help ensure those memories do not turn tragic, law enforcement agencies across the state will conduct a special prom season “Heat Is On” enforcement period beginning Saturday, April 10th through Sunday, May 23rd. The goal is to keep teenagers safe by targeting all impaired drivers, not just students attending ... Full Story

444 People Started Off the New Year with a DUI

DENVER – The Colorado State Patrol and more than 50 law enforcement agencies across the state reported making 444 DUI arrests during the recent New Year’s Eve “Heat Is On” enforcement period, Dec. 30, 2009, through Jan. 4, 2010. That brought the total number of DUI arrests made during DUI enforcement periods since Thanksgiving to 1,631. “There were plenty of warnings given over the holiday season that drinking and driving would not be tolerated,” said Col. James Wolfinbarger, ... Full Story

LifeGuard aims to save lives in Colorado

DENVER – December 2009 – The Colorado State Patrol and 50 law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), are cracking down on impaired driving throughout the holiday season. LifeGuard is here to help. The new LifeGuard personal breathalyzer from Lifeloc Technologies, Inc. can help you reduce the risks of alcohol abuse this holiday season. Consumers can use LifeGuard to monitor themselves and loved ones in the same way law ... Full Story

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