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Clearwater Police, Other Agencies Crack Down On Speeding Motorcycles

Post Date:05/02/2019 12:48 PM
The Clearwater Police Department participated in a multi-agency crackdown Wednesday night and early today on motorcycles and other vehicles operating in a reckless manner.

Clearwater Police officers were joined by units from the Florida Highway Patrol, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and Tarpon Springs Police Department. It is the second such operation that the Clearwater Police Department has conducted on the issue. 

The enforcement effort began at 5 p.m. Wednesday and concluded at 3 a.m. today. The detail focused from Clearwater city limits north to the Pasco County line, with much of the emphasis being on U.S. 19.

The following numbers were attained by those conducting the enhanced patrol from the four agencies:

31 -- Speeding citations, with seven of those more than 30 mph over the speed limit
8 -- Non-moving 
9 -- Criminal 
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