30 Arrests, Nearly 200 Citations Written During ‘High Visibility/Saturation’ Patrol In Pittsfield
If you were out and about Saturday night in Pittsfield, you may have noticed heavy police presence. Slater was able to get a statement from Lt. Gary Traversa from the Pittsfield Police Department.
"The High Visibility/Saturation Enforcement Patrol on Saturday involved approximately 65 members of the Pittsfield Police Department, Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department, Massachusetts State Police, and Massachusetts Probation Service.
Over the course of 8 hours, this detail initiated hundreds of encounters, a number of which resulted in official enforcement action:
· 10 summons to appear in court
· 30 arrests
· Approximately 200 motor vehicle citations"