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Lincoln City Police will use grant money to join a national high visibility enforcement event, designed to put more patrol cars on the streets to seek out those driving under the influence during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

The holiday season is the deadliest for impaired driving, according to Lincoln City Police, who want to “crack down” on inebriated motorists to save lives. They say drunk driving is not worth the risk and if you drive drunk, you will be arrested.

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Enforcement grant funds were last used during Labor Day weekend that resulted in one driving under the influence arrest, two drivers cited for driving while suspended, three traffic violation citations and a number of warnings.

The grant funds were made possible through Oregon Impact and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

The members of your Lincoln City Police Department are committed to the safety of our citizens and visitors, and these grant funds are a valuable resource that assist us in improving the traffic safety in our community.

Justin Werner
I'm publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist. Also the web guy, photographer, cameraman, video editor, sportswriter, cat trainer and e-bike enthusiast.

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  1. Might help casino stays shut down so we don’t have our annual new years eve. power outages when one of the vacation renters decide to drive after evening drinking partying at casino and take out a power pole along the way to there rental.

  2. That’s good we have too many people drinking and driving but they should also use that money to give people tickets for crossing the street illegally.


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