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Indiana State Police 2016 Scheid Diesel Extravaganza Patrol Results
Updated August 30, 2016 7:14 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(VIGO CO.) - The Indiana State Police Putnamville District conducted traffic patrols on both Friday and Saturday evenings of the Scheid Diesel Event held at the Vigo County Fairgrounds.

The extra patrols were in place to ensure the safety of those attending the event as well as the motoring public.

The troopers utilized both marked and unmarked cars, pickup trucks and SUV's.

The 2016 ISP Results were:

  • Traffic Citations - 179
  • Traffic Warnings -308
  • Seatbelt Citations - 51
  • Vehicle Crashes Investigated - 2
  • Child Restraint Violations - 0
  • Truck Citations - 35
  • Suspended Driver Citations - 18
  • DUI Arrests - 21
  • Criminal Arrests - 49 Misdemeanor/ 2 Felony
  • Minor Consuming Citations - 8
  • Police Services in General - 64

The 2016 criminal arrests were for miscellaneous drug and alcohol violations and persons wanted on warrants.

On both Friday and Saturday nights, troopers assisted local law enforcement in quelling noise and disorderly conduct complaints at various area business parking areas.

The most significant drug arrest by troopers was the arrest of a Terre Haute man for possession of approximately one-quarter pound of marijuana.

The 2015 ISP results were:

  • Traffic Citations - 320
  • Traffic Warnings - 562
  • Seatbelt Citations - 81
  • Vehicle Crashes Investigated - 1
  • Child Restraint Citations - 2
  • Truck Citations - 105
  • Suspended Driver Citations - 21
  • DUI arrests - 9
  • Criminal Arrests - 36 Misdemeanor/12 Felony
  • Drug Arrests - 7
  • Police Services -117

2014 ISP results were:

  • Total Traffic Citations Issued - 167
  • Driving Under the Influence Arrests - 9
  • Traffic Warnings Issued - 338
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated - 3
  • Criminal Arrests - 27
  • Seatbelt Citations - 55
  • Portable Breath Tests Administered - 56
  • Truck Citations - 75


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