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Police Out In Full Force For Super Bowl Celebrations

By: Julie Maloney Email
By: Julie Maloney Email

Vehicle enforcement officers in Eastern Kentucky are hitting the roads keeping a close eye on the safety of drivers after the Super Bowl.

Despite the cold, Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement officers are out in full force this Super Bowl Sunday night working to keep the roads safe for drivers.

Officer Collett says while KVE has stepped up patrols, there's nothing special about tonight. To him, every night is Super Bowl Sunday.

"Yeah, keep the drivers safe. Keep people who are trying to do the right thing from getting injured by someone who chooses to be reckless," Collett said.

Collett made several stops Sunday night.

"I was speeding. I'm on my way home and I was just going too fast," said Clifford Morris.

But Morris says he isn't angry, he's actually glad officers are patrolling roads.

"It makes me feel good. I know they're doing their job," Morris said.

That wasn't the only stop for Collett.

"Had several stops for speeding, license plate not lighted, seatbelt violation. We also had a DUI arrest and a suspended license," Collett said.

If you have been drinking tonight, Officer Collett recommends staying home. If you can't, get a designated driver and try to stay safe.


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