Police traffic detail yields 250 citations


July 20, 2007

CARLSBAD Police from around the county converged in Carlsbad yesterday morning, citing about 250 drivers for speeding and other traffic violations.

The traffic enforcement detail, which lasted 4 hours, was meant to address the increase in traffic during summertime, especially near the beaches and downtown, Carlsbad police said.

Officers focused on about 20 locations throughout the city where speeding and other violations have been a problem in the past.

Police also towed 16 vehicles because of unlicensed or suspended driver's licenses, and arrested one person on a felony warrant.