May 8, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.—Watertown police announced the results of increased traffic enforcement that was done within the city recently with the help of a South Dakota Highway Safety Grant.

Assistant Police Chief Tim Toomey says from April 27th to May 4th, police conducted targeted patrols in various areas of Watertown.

During that time, 161 citations and 277 warnings were issued.

Officers issued 55 tickets for seat belt violations, 47 for speeding, and made a dozen DUI arrests.

Watertown police will continue increased enforcement. They’re asking the public to drive safe. With the nice weather, there are more pedestrians, including children walking, running and biking on roadways.