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October 25, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226
Captain Anthony Butler, Northwest Team, 402.441.6555

North Bottoms Project Summary

Since the start of Husker football season, officers in Northwest Lincoln have been active in the North Bottoms neighborhood, watching for violations. Historically, this area, just north of Memorial Stadium, is brimming with alumni, students and fans. It has also been the location of alcohol-related complaints, including underage drinking and accidents caused by impaired youth. With funding assistance provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, officers increased enforcement on football game days.

Citations issued during the project:

Reckless driving2 2
Driving under the influence 4 4
Driving under suspension 2 2
Minor in possession 27 40
Narcotics1 1
Open container/Public consumption 14 33
Littering 1 2
Fail to Comply 1 3

Though the grant funded portion of the project has concluded, increased enforcement and patrol will continue through the football season.

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