Bloomington District Troopers share weekend saturation patrol results

BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington District Troopers conducted a two-day Saturation Patrol in Monroe County on Friday, March 15, and Saturday, March 16, arresting five impaired drivers.

The Saturation Patrol also resulted in 12 arrests for other criminal violations. Troopers issued 55 tickets and 206 warnings during the Friday and Saturday night patrols, and six cases were drawn. 

Trooper Clay McBride and his K-9 partner Noble were deployed two times during vehicle searches for controlled substances.

The Indiana State Police remains committed to protecting motoring citizens from impaired and dangerous drivers. We will continue to conduct saturation patrols, a crucial part of their strategy to detect and apprehend impaired drivers. They request the public to play their part by prioritizing safety, whether it’s designating a sober driver or using ride-sharing services when necessary.

To report a suspected impaired driver, please call 9-1-1. When contacting emergency services, please provide detailed information about the vehicle, its location, and the direction of travel to facilitate prompt intervention by law enforcement personnel.