Troop J releases final Memorial Day citation numbers

Troop J releases final Memorial Day citation numbers
Applications will be accepted until June 8 and can be found online at dps.state.ms.us. (Photo Source: WDAM )

PINE BELT (WDAM) - Mississippi Highway Patrolmen had a very busy holiday weekend.

In total, Troop J issued 931 citations between Friday, May 27 to Monday, May 30.

Here is the breakdown of the violations for the Pine Belt:

  • Hazardous citations: 485
  • Non-hazardous citations: 278
  • DUI: 20
  • Drug arrests: 2
  • Felony Arrests: 0
  • Public Drunk: 0
  • Seat Belt violations: 138
  • Child Restraint violations: 8
  • Total collisions: 18
  • Alcohol related collisions: 1
  • Fatal Collisions: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Fatalities wearing seat belts: 2
  • Total injuries: 9