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Published June 26 2010

Fargo police issue 92 tickets during blitz

Police issued 92 tickets during a four-hour traffic blitz Friday morning near Fargo’s 12th Avenue North viaduct.

Officers clocked drivers from the back of a city sanding truck with its lights flashing at 12th Avenue and 18th Street, according to a news release from Sgt. Mike Bernier.

Of the 92 citations issued, 79 were for speeding and seven were for seat-belt violations. One was for driving under suspension, and five were miscellaneous citations.

The blitz lasted from 8 a.m. to noon. Police had announced Thursday that a blitz would be conducted in the area Friday.