(December 26, 2016) - On December 23-24, 2016, the Cape Coral Police Department Traffic Unit conducted another High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) DUI Operation since being awarded a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in the later part of 2015.

The operation was a saturation patrol that was conducted city-wide from 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM.  Officers were focused on identifying and taking impaired drivers off the road. A large amount of taxi and UBER usage was noted during the operation, as well as a large volume of vehicles left in the parking lots of the bars. Below are the results of this operation:

TOTAL TRAFFIC STOPS: 17
WARNINGS: 8
SPEED CITATIONS: 7
SEATBELT CITATIONS: 0
MOVING CITATIONS: 1
NON-MOVING CITATIONS: 1
OPEN CONTAINER (DRIVER): 0
OPEN CONTAINER (PASSENGER): 0
.02 VIOLATIONS: 0
CRIMINAL CITATIONS: 1
CITATIONS TOTAL: 10

DUI ARRESTS: 1
MOTORCYCLE DUI ARRESTS: 0
OTHER ARRESTS: 1
TOTAL ARRESTS: 2

ARRESTED: Michael Joseph Padula, W/M, DOB: 12-21-1992, of 2613 SW 41st Terrace, Cape Coral FL. CHARGES: Driving Under the Influence CR#: 16-020776

ARRESTED: Michael Joseph Padula, W/M, DOB: 12-21-1992, of 2613 SW 41st Terrace, Cape Coral FL.
CHARGES: Driving Under the Influence
CR#: 16-020776

ARRESTED: Michael Joseph Padula, W/M, DOB: 12-21-1992, of 2613 SW 41st Terrace, Cape Coral FL.
CHARGES: Driving Under the Influence
CR#: 16-020776

 

NO MUGSHOT AVAILABLE

ARRESTED: Sean Williams, W/M, DOB: 2-7-1988, of 5545 N. Military Trail #2308, Boca Raton FL.
CHARGES: Possession of Marijuana Under 20 Grams
CR#: 16-020770

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