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Preliminary figures released for weekend saturation patrol

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 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - Officers, troopers and deputies issued 185 citations between 8 a.m.and 4 p.m. during Saturday’s daytime saturation patrol in Sioux Falls.

     Police Lieutenant Jerry Miller says the extra patrol included 22 officers and supervisors.

     Miller says they also worked about fifty complaint zones.  He says patrols worked one complaint street for awhile and moved to another.  He says there's an active list of between 40 and 60 complaint zones.  Streets make thelist when citizens call to complain about speed and other violations.             

     Miller says there were two arrests for D-W-I and four misdemeanor drug arrests.

     He says the efforts is to watch for speeders, red light runners and other moving violations.  The Sioux Falls police, the Minnehaha County Sherif's office and the South Dakota Highway Patrol participated.

     Miller will have a further breakdown of the citations later this week.

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