NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

 

Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  
 

                      

Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
     (256) 427-7157             (256) 746-4111          (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503

            

                                                                          

HPD “Click It or Ticket”

Campaign Results in 142 Citations

 

Huntsville, Alabama (June 8, 2005) Huntsville Police Officers issued 142 tickets during a national campaign to get people to buckle up. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said 82 tickets were issued for motorists who Failed to Wear a Seat Belt, at least 7 people were arrested on Misdemeanor Warrants, 22 people were cited for Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance and eleven motorists were cited for Operating a Vehicle where the Drivers License was Restricted, Suspended or Revoked.

 

Johnson said Huntsville Police issued 27 citations for various other violations such as Running a Red Light, Vehicle Equipment Violations, Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance, Expired Tags or Giving False Information.

 

The “Click It or Ticket” checkpoints were conducted across the City of Huntsville from May 23rd – June 3rd 2005.