COLUMBUS – The Columbus Police Department recently completed participation in the nationwide “You Drink & Drive. You Lose.” campaign.
The campaign ran from August 17 – September 3. During that time, Columbus police made a total of 22 arrests for various offenses, including driving under the influence, driving under suspension, drug violations, and wanted persons.
A total of 61 citations and 111 written warning were also issued during the campaign period. The Columbus Police Department was awarded a $4,655 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety to pay for overtime enforcement targeting impaired drivers.
The Columbus Police Department encourages everyone to report possible impaired drives by calling 402-564-3201.