The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office concluded a Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over high-visibility enforcement campaign.
During the grant period from Aug. 21-Sept. 7, deputies conducted 148 traffic stops and 23 motorist assists.
Four drivers were charged with driving under the influence, 11 fugitives were arrested, nine suspected felons were arrested.
There were six arrests on charges of meth possession. A stolen vehicle and a stolen firearm were also recovered.
Also, deputies cited 27 motorists for speeding as well as three for driving under a suspended license. Two people were charged with minor in possession of alcohol, three for marijuana possession and one for having an open container in the car.
There were five citations for no proof of insurance, three citations for no operator’s license, one citation for leaving the scene of an accident and six citations for possession of drug paraphernalia, the sheriff’s office said.
An $8,000 grant was provided by the Nebraska Department of Highway Safety to place more deputies on the road Aug. 21-Sept. 7 to help reduce traffic related fatalities in Lincoln County.