Town of Lewiston Traffic Checkpoint Yields Violations

June 3, 2011 Updated Jun 3, 2011 at 3:28 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Town of Lewiston Traffic Checkpoint Yields Violations

June 3, 2011 Updated Jun 3, 2011 at 3:28 PM EDT

Town of Lewiston (WKBW release) -- A vehicle checkpoint on Creek Road in the Town of Lewiston yielded 30 written violations Friday morning.

The checkpoint was conducted by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Lewiston Police, New York State Police and the New York State DEC Police. It was established to enforce seatbelt and commercial vehicle violations.

According to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, the violations consisted of one seatbelt violation, 12 commercial vehicle infractions and 17 other vehicle and traffic laws.