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Ramapo Police Issue Citations During Vehicle Inspection Checkpoint

Ramapo police conducted vehicle safety checks on Thursday.
Ramapo police conducted vehicle safety checks on Thursday. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Members of the Ramapo Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit conducted a checkpoint in the Hillcrest area on Thursday.

Ten vehicles were inspected, and numerous violations were cited. None of the vehicles needed to be taken out of service.

The morning checkpoint was conducted with the state Department of Transportation on North Main Street.

Ramapo police aim to improve the safety of area motorists with the checkpoints, which include safety and weight inspections.

The Ramapo Police Department handled 162 calls Thursday, including 18 alarm activations, 11 medical emergencies, three fires and three arrests on charges including larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Officers also responded to 10 motor vehicle accidents, two of which involved injury.

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