Local police department participates in STEP
The Mt Pleasant PD participated in STEP (safety traffic enforcement program) over the weekend March of 14-17 and made 61 traffic contacts. There were two operating while intoxicated arrests, four motor vehicle accidents investigated, seven motorist assists, one narcotics arrest, 24 citations issued and 46 warnings issued. Out of the 61 traffic stops, nine people were warned for not wearing seatbelts.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department continues to stress to the motoring public the importance of buckling up, slowing down and driving sober to increase the odds of preventing or, at least, surviving a crash.