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Forum staff reports, Published July 21 2010

28 citations issued during Fargo blitz

Officers issued 28 citations during a Fargo Police Department traffic-safety blitz from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday on 45th Street over the Interstate 94 bridge.

Of the 28 citations, 21 were for speeding, one was for a seat-belt violation, and one for a traffic light violation. One driver cited for speeding was also arrested for driving under suspension. Four other miscellaneous driver violations were cited.

Speeds were lower than police expected, according to a news release from the city.

A second blitz is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon today and a third from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.