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NSP concludes excessive speed enforcement operation

Posted at 1:03 PM, Sep 02, 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska State Patrol Troopers have completed a special enforcement operation focused on speeding in the Omaha area. They released their results today.

In a press release, NSP said:

NSP Troopers, along with officers from the Omaha Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office, and the NSP Aviation Support Division, conducted several enforcement efforts during the weekend and evening hours from May 3rd-August 31.

“Excessive speed is dangerous for everyone on the road,” said Captain Jason Scott, Commander – Troop A. “This team effort was a success in both enforcement and raising awareness about the issue. Our troopers will remain vigilant and continue to watch for speeding violations.”

During the enforcement, troopers made four arrests for reckless driving, two arrests for drug possession, also apprehended two fugitives, and recovered one stolen vehicle. 24 citations were issued for speeding violations, 20 citations for no motorcycle endorsement, six citations for driving under suspension, six citations for no proof of insurance, one for minor in possession of alcohol, and one citation for no seat belt.

Additionally, 16 motorcycles were impounded during this operation.