(June 4, 2017)-  Last night, the Cape Coral Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) DUI Operation as part of a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

The operation was a 4-officer saturation patrol that was conducted city-wide.  Officers were focused on identifying and taking impaired drivers off the road.  Below are the results of this operation:

ARRESTED: Harold James Laushway Jr.

ARRESTED: Harold James Laushway Jr., W/M, DOB: 03-09-1951, of 1152 SE 32nd Ter., Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: DUI
CR#: 17-010011

Sgt. Kolak stopped Laushway for failing to maintain a single lane and speeding.  Sgt. Kolak saw signs of impairment and asked Laushway to complete field sobriety exercises.  At the completion, Laushway was arrested for DUI.  Laushway refused to take a breath test.

Montero Booking

ARRESTED: Anthony Michael Montero

ARRESTED: Anthony Michael Montero, W/M, DOB: 08-22-1993, of 2822 SE Santa Barbara Pl., Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES:DUI
CR#: 17-010012

Det. Jones Stopped Montero for almost hitting another vehicle while changing lanes.  Det. Jones saw signs of impairment and asked Montero to complete field sobriety exercises.  Montero was arrested for DUI, but refused to take a breath test.

ARRESTED:   Michael Lee Rivera

ARRESTED:   Michael Lee Rivera, W/M, DOB: 05-31-1978, of 2123 SW 8th Ct., Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES:  DUI
CR#: 17-010016

Sgt. O’Grady stopped Rivera for failing to maintain a single lane.  Sgt. O’Grady saw signs of impairment and asked Rivera to complete field sobriety exercises.  Rivera was arrested for DUI, but refused a breath test.

 

Total Traffic Stops: 28     
Warnings: 6
Speed Citations: 14
Seatbelt Citations: 0
Moving Citations: 6
Non-moving Citations: 5
Open Container Driver: 0
Open Container Passenger: 1
.02 Violation: 0
Criminal Citations: 3
Citations Total: 29

DUI Arrests: 3
Motorcycle DUI Arrests: 0
Other Arrests: 0
Total Arrests: 3

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