On his very first day patrolling the streets of Chehalis, and during his very first traffic stop, a brand new trooper took a suspected DUI driver off the streets. Trooper Jeff Wallace was participating in district orientation, to familiarize himself with his newly assigned beat in Chehalis Washington.
“Trooper Hockin’s quick and decisive actions are a credit to him and the New Jersey State Police,” said Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. “There is nothing more rewarding or meaningful than to save a life. This is a memorable start to a bright and promising career.”
Sources confirm to WUSA9 that the party was held at the home of Kenneth Saltzman, whose daughter was the host. Documents reveal that one partygoer brought two 30-packs of beer and Salzman jokingly asked if one of those cases was for him
In April 2012, the sheriffs office, under the certification of Senior Deputy Johnson, became the lead law enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia to conduct in-house blood draws on DUI and DUID arrestees. Since its inception, there have been over 30 blood draws conducted by Senior Deputy Johnson and to date the sheriff’s office is the only law enforcement agency in the state that is utilizing this procedure.
Join us tonight for our first ever virtual ride-along targeting drunk driving. We are gearing up for a fun, safe night in true San Antonio style! While our officers are targeting drunk driving in high traffic areas, we are also looking for other traffic infractions. Let’s remember to keep safety as our top priority! Stay tuned as we update throughout the evening.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Team will be adding extra DUII patrols. Deputies will be focusing on impaired and distracted drivers in and around northeast Marion County.