Marshall County

Marshall County Sheriff's Office completes traffic detail

September 5, 2007

Throughout Marshall County - Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus announced that the Marshall County Sheriff's Office recently completed a week long Special Traffic Enforcement Program. (STEP) These programs are funded in part through a grant obtained from the Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau.

The purpose of this program is to place a special emphasis on traffic enforcement and target specific violations. The program began on Friday August 17th and was completed on Monday September 3rd. During the course of the program the Marshall County Sheriff's Office made contact with people operating motor vehicles in Marshall County. A contact is defined as an arrest, citation, or warning. The following is a breakdown of these contacts:

  • Seat belts (5)
  • Speed (61)
  • Stop sign/light violation (3)
  • Registration (7)
  • Insurance (13)
  • OWI (5)
  • Equipment (7)
  • Other traffic violations (6)
  • Accidents (5)
  • Motorist Assist (4)
  • Child Restraints (3)
  • Driving with out License (4)
  • Open Container (2)
  • Suspended license(4)

Sheriff Kamatchus wishes to thank everyone traveling in Marshall County for their cooperation in these programs and hopes that everyone remains safe while traveling during the upcoming weeks.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Linsey Karsjen
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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