Weekly Traffic and DWI news – August 9, 2013

  • Robert Asbridge, 19 of Belgrade, Missouri was arrested for DWI and 2nd degree assault in Washington County after a single car accident on the evening of July 31, 2013. He overcorrected his vehicle causing it to overturn.  He and his teenaged passenger were injured in the crash. Neither was wearing a seatbelt at the time.
  • A New Hampshire woman was later arrested after an officer discovered she was lying about her father dying to get out of a speeding ticket.
  • Missouri man was arrested for his 11th DWI. He was charged as a chronic offender.
  • The Missouri Highway Patrol Troop D will be participating in the “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign from August 16, 2013 to September 2, 2013. There will be DWI saturations and sobriety checkpoints.
  • Saturday morning at 9:15 a man fled a traffic stop and lost control of his vehicle. He was taken to the emergency room in Cape Girardeau.
  • From August 16 to September 2, the Missouri Highway Patrol Troop A will be conducting DWI saturation programs in Pettis, Bates and Carroll County as part of the “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” Campaign. There will also be a DWI checkpoint in conjunction with the Kansas City Police in Jackson County.
  • Pot4Health a medicinal marijuana store will be opening at the old Fatted Calf in Clayton in late October.
  • 8/9/13 – Thursday, August 8, 2013, at least a thousand people were on the docket in Pine Lawn for Speed Camera Tickets. Many people waited in line in excess of three hours. The court date was the deadline to pay fines before warrants were issued.

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