Click it or Ticket numbers in for Buffalo Co Sheriff’s Office
KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - The numbers are in for the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office following the completion of a Click It or Ticket Mobilization Selective Traffic Enforcement campaign conducted throughout the county.
Sheriff’s deputies had a total of 206 traffic contacts -- 26 citations were issued for various traffic violations and 180 warning/defect cards were issued for various infractions. During the campaign there were 4 citations issued for a violation of a Safety Belt, 1 for Child Restraint violation, 3 arrests for Driving under Influence, 3 arrests for Driving under Suspension, 3 citations issued for No Proof of Insurance, 2 citations for Possession of Marijuana less than an ounce and 2 citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Deputies also issued 1 citation for Willful Reckless Driving, 1 citation for Careless Driving, 1 charge of Flight to avoid Arrest and arrested a suspect reference a 3rd degree assault.
The campaign was funded through a Mini-Grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. The activity was conducted from May 24 – June 6, 2021 with deputies accounting for 55.75 hours of additional coverage.
The primary objective of the campaign was to increase seat belt usage rates in Buffalo County, and thereby reducing serious injuries and fatalities in traffic accidents.
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