Sheriff’s holiday saturation patrol nets 40 seat belt citations

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office wrote 40 citations for seat belt violations during a weeklong saturation patrol over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The patrol ran from Nov. 24 to 30. In addition to the seat belt violations, seven people were arrested for driving with a suspended license, and two were arrested for DUI.

Another three citations were issued for improper child restraints. Ten deputies participated in the special patrol, which was paid for by a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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