Police crack down on traffic issues at New York/Vermont state line

Police crack down on traffic issues at New York/Vermont state line

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At least 20 officers and their vehicles were involved in a Vermont/New York traffic crackdown last week.

Police agencies from New York and Vermont issued more than 100 traffic tickets during a cross-border crackdown Friday night at the state line in Hampton and Fair Haven, Vermont.

The collaborative effort between 4 and 9 p.m. was the latest in an ongoing crackdown on speeding, aggressive driving and other traffic problems in the Route 4 corridor in New York and Vermont.

In all, police made 195 traffic stops, resulting in two DUI arrests, two drug arrests, 96 speeding tickets, three unlicensed operation tickets, three portable electronic device tickets, one "failure to move over for police" ticket and four other violations.

New York State Police, Washington County Sheriff's Office, Rutland County Sheriff’s Department, Addison County Sheriff’s Department, Castleton Police Department, Fair Haven Police Department, Brandon Police Department, Vergennes Police Department and Poultney Constable participated in the effort.


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