June 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
The Roseburg Police Department has released the statistics from a recent pedestrian safety crosswalk event.
Sergeant Jeff Eichenbusch said it took place last Friday on Southeast Pine Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Eichenbusch said during that time these citations were handed out:
*26 citations for crosswalk violations
*8 warnings for crosswalk violations
*2 citations for driving while suspended or driving without a license
*3 citations for driving while using a cell-phone
*3 “other” citations.
Eichenbusch said the crosswalk safety enforcement event was funded by a grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Impact.