During the Independence Day holiday weekend, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 35 people for driving while under the influence and issued 932 traffic citations on highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
The state Senate Transportation Committee last week held a hearing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center to consider legislation sponsored by Sen. Mike Stack that would allow Philadelphia to use automated cameras to enforce speed limits along Roosevelt Boulevard.
State police covering Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties reported that there were zero traffic fatalities in the territory during the Easter holiday enforcement period, but troopers issued 577 traffic citations, including 35 for driving while under the influence.
The 2nd Police District Advisory Council recently honored Anthony Rosselli and Michael Long for an arrest they made after a midsummer street shooting that stemmed from a fight on the 7700 block of Oxford Ave.
An impaired driver tested positive for five illicit and prescription drugs soon after he caused a crash that claimed the lives of two other motorists on a Castor Gardens street Nov. 13, authorities claim.