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Toledo police stop 73, arrest 8 in St. Patrick's traffic blitz

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The Toledo Police Department has released statistics on its traffic enforcement blitz for St. Patrick's Day weekend.

From March 14-March 17:
Total traffic stops - 73
Total citations issued - 54

Of the citations issued:
-42 were for speed
-1 was for driving under suspension/operator's license required
-1 was for seatbelts required

Toledo police officers arrested eight people for OVI during the weekend period.

The TPD's enforcement was made possible by funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration through a grant administered by the State of Ohio Department of Criminal Justice Services.

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