Results from CMPD’s traffic safety saturation patrol

Posted on August 26, 2018Tags , , ,   Leave a comment on Results from CMPD’s traffic safety saturation patrol

CHARLOTTE, NC –¬†Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police conducted a traffic safety saturation patrol in uptown and east Charlotte late Friday from 11pm until 3am. Officers were stopping vehicles for traffic violations and looking for indications of impairment. The mobile breath testing bus was on site. Here are the results from this saturation patrol: Traffic stops – 50 Speeding – 15 DWI – 5 No operators license – 9 driving while license revoked – 5 registration violations – 16 other traffic violations – 18 … Continue reading “Results from CMPD’s traffic safety saturation patrol”

Car hits power pole causing power outages in east CLT

Posted on July 15, 2018July 20, 2018Tags , , ,   Leave a comment on Car hits power pole causing power outages in east CLT

CHARLOTTE, NC – A car hit & knocked down a power pole causing power outages in east Charlotte Sunday evening. The Charlotte Fire Dept. said Rama Rd. was shut down at Lynbrook Dr. as firefighters tried to remove the trapped driver from the vehicle. Power lines were also down on the road making it a dangerous rescue for firefighters. They had to wait for Duke Energy to arrive on scene to cut the power off. Medic says one person was … Continue reading “Car hits power pole causing power outages in east CLT”