News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
LABOR DAY WEEKEND PATROLS ON THE ROADS AND ON THE WATER IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Posted: August 31st, 2006 8:21 AM
The men and women of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office will be working hard this Labor Day weekend while many people are enjoying the last long weekend of the summer.
The Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will be working with the Multi-Agency Traffic Team throughout the weekend in directed targeted patrols. The effort will be in the county and cities, based upon crash data and problem areas, for enforcement related to those areas and problems.
This includes speeding, stop sign and stop light violations, and traffic safety issues like safety belts.
In addition, over the weekend, there will be extra patrols looking for drivers who are impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. Deputies want to keep the roadway of Clackamas County safe this holiday weekend and are asking all drivers to obey the traffic laws. Don't drink and drive.
On the water, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit will be fully staffed, anticipating busy weekend with warm weather predicted. Deputies will be doing enforcement involving life jackets, boater education cards, boater registration, boat speed, and alcohol. A person convicted of Boating Under the Influence of Intoxicants can be fined up to $6250, lose boating privileges for a period of time, and serve jail time.
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure all the people who enjoy the waterways of the county are safe and can enjoy the last weekend of summer.
Contact Info: Detective Jeffrey Green
Acting Public Information Officer
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
PIO Pager (503) 237-2643