Bend Police conclude final pedestrian watch

Published Sep 11, 2013 at 05:00AM

Bend Police conducted its final pedestrian operation of the year Tuesday, netting 30 drivers for various citations.

Officers waited at a crosswalk outside of Amity Creek Magnet School at 437 N.W. Wall St., in a school zone.

According to a media release from Bend Police spokesman Lt. Chris Carney, police cited eight drivers for failing to yield to pedestrians and eight for cellphone use, as well as five for improper seat belt use and nine for other infractions. One car was impounded.

Officers also issued 11 warnings during the four-hour event.

The pedestrian operation was the final of four funded through a grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Walks.

— From staff reports

comments powered by Disqus