(July 23, 2017)-  The Cape Coral Police Department conducted a High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) operation last night, as part of its ongoing efforts to reduce incidents of impaired driving.  The operation was funded by grant money awarded by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

The results of the operations are below:

ARRESTED: Timothy Daniel Thomas, W/M, DOB: 11-19-1988, of 16221 Siesta Drive, Fort Myers.
CHARGES: DWLS.
CR: 17-013149

Timothy Thomas was stopped for driving without headlights on in the 1500 block of Cape Coral Parkway East.  After checking Thomas’s driver’s license it came back suspended out of California.  He was arrested and charged accordingly.

  • Total Traffic Stops: 44
  • Warnings: 7
  • Speed Citations: 12
  • Seatbelt Citations: 1
  • Moving Citations: 27
  • Non-moving Citations: 3
  • Open Container Driver: 0
  • Open Container Passenger: 0
  • .02 Violation: 0
  • Criminal Citations: 1
  • Citations Total: 44
  • DUI Arrests: 0
  • Motorcycle DUI Arrests: 0
  • Other Arrests: 1
  • Total Arrests: 1

"During the operation there was a large amount of taxi and Uber usage.  There were a lot of vehicles left in the parking lots of the bars.  It appears the grant activities are having the desired outcome."  - Sergeant Patrick O'Grady, Cape Coral Police Department Nighttime Traffic Unit.

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