110 citations, 14 arrests during enforcement effort

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department reported issuing more than 110 citations and making 14 arrests while participating in a statewide traffic enforcement effort that ended Labor Day.

The effort ran from Aug. 17 to Sept. 2, with a focus on arresting intoxicated drivers to reduce the chances of fatal collisions, according to a press release.

The local sheriff’s department reported making five arrests for having a controlled substance and one for child endangerment, as well as eight arrests on existing warrants.

Among the citations issued were 62 for speeding, eight for stop sign/stoplight violations, eight for registration violations and seven for failure to have proof of automobile insurance.

The department also issued dozens of warnings, including 87 for speeding.