TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Law enforcement in Terre Haute were busy this weekend. Extra patrols were put into place surrounding this weekend’s Scheid Diesel Extravaganza.
Saturday night, Indiana State Police were called to a large crowd and fight at Fourth and Hulman. One person was injured and they were still looking for the suspects.
Troopers were also called the the scene of a vehicle rollover where one person was arrested for a DUI. Multiple vehicles were also searched with a K9 that resulted in many arrests.
Overall there were 320 traffic citations issued this weekend and there were nine DUI arrests made.
The 2015 Indiana State Police results were:
- Traffic Citations: 320
- Traffic Warnings: 562
- Seatbelt Citations: 81
- Vehicle Crashes Investigated: 1
- Child Restraint Citations: 2
- Truck Citations:105
- Suspended Driver Citations: 21
- DUI arrests: 9
- Criminal Arrests: 36 Misdemeanor and 12 Felony
- Drug Arrests: 7
- Police Services: 117
In comparison, listed below are the 2014 and 2013 ISP results:
- Total Traffic Citations Issued: 167
- Driving Under the Influence Arrests: 9
- Traffic Warnings Issued: 338
- Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated: 3
- Criminal Arrests: 27
- Seatbelt Citations: 55
- Portable Breath Tests Administered: 56
- Truck Citations: 75
- Total Traffic Citations Issued: 538
- Driving Under the Influence Arrests: 13
- Traffic Warnings Issued: 669
- Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated: 5
- Criminal Arrests: 47
- Seatbelt Citations: 258
- Portable Breath Tests Administered: 123
- Truck Citations: 116
The 2013 thru 2015 criminal arrests were for miscellaneous drug and alcohol violations and persons wanted on warrants.