MHP issues more than 1,300 tickets during Christmas holiday

The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued more than 1,300 tickets and made 32 arrests for impaired driving over the holiday weekend.

The period started last Thursday and ended at midnight on Sunday.

Troop K, which covers the Coast, also investigated 15 accidents. There were no fatalities in South Mississippi reported by MHP.

Statewide, MHP troopers issued 6,520 tickets, made 146 arrests for impaired driving, and investigated 174 crashes resulting in 30 injuries with one fatal crash and one death, which happened in Jasper County early Christmas morning.

 

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