24 cited for seat belt violations

Published 10:34 am Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Albert Lea police cited 24 people for failing to wear a seat belt during an enforcement wave that concluded Oct. 19.

During the span of increased enforcement, three people were arrested for driving under the influence, and one was arrested on a warrant.

In addition, five drivers were cited for child restraint violations, seven were cited for not having a valid driver’s license, 11 were cited for speeding and nine were cited for other violations.

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The next enforcement period will concentrate on drunken driving enforcement over the Halloween holiday.