FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield, Mo. - On March 11, 2023, officers with the Springfield Police Department, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a DWI Saturation Patrol. Officers utilized marked patrol vehicles to enforce hazardous moving violations commonly associated with intoxicated driving.
As a result of this operation, there were 119 traffic stops, 45 citations, 99 Warnings, four DWI arrests, one misdemeanor warrant arrest, one felony drug arrest, and one felony arrest for resisting by fleeing.
The Springfield Police Department, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol will conduct joint operations such as this periodically to ensure the motoring public's safety.
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Media Contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information and Civic Engagement
Release authorized by: Captain Eric Reece