October 8, 2015

Gardner police to step up DUI, seatbelt enforcement

The Gardner Police Department will participate in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation next week. A grant from KDOT will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement targeted at impaired drivers and vehicle occupants who are not properly restrained. Those driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, endanger not only Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office to conduct sobriety checkpoint

A program to identify intoxicated drivers will be conducted by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office in the rural portion of the county in the late evening of Saturday Aug. 27 and early morning of Aug. 28. Drivers suspected of being intoxicated will be given brief sobriety tests and those drivers who are confirmed to be Continue Reading

Olathe to conduct DUI checkpoint Aug. 19

The Olathe Police Department, in conjunction with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and assistance from several local Law Enforcement Agencies, will conduct a sobriety check lane in Olathe on Friday, Aug. 19 beginning at 11:30 p.m.  and running until 2:30 a.m. During the course of this check lane, all motorists in the designated area will Continue Reading

Two critically injured in suspected DUI accident

Two people, including a 7-year-old girl, were critically injured in a traffic accident in Gardner early Sunday morning. Their vehicle was struck almost head on by a man who was arrested for driving under the influence. According to police reports, Gardner Public Safety officers responded to a crash in town at about 1:30 a.m. on Continue Reading