Troopers Issue Most Traffic Violations During Christmas
State troopers wrote 921 tickets in South Mississippi during the Christmas weekend Tickets written by troop K based in Biloxi include 596 tickets for hazardous violations and 12 DUI’s. Troopers investigated 12 crashes including a wreck that killed one person. One Christmas Eve, two people died as their overturned vehicle was found engulfed in flames in Lee County. Over the weekend state troopers focused on U.S. 49 from Gulfport to Jackson in their “Coast to the Capital” campaign.