For Immediate Release                                                                   

Date: May 5, 2019

Contact Information: Sheriff W. Timothy Luce

Phone Number: 315-220-3401


Seneca County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI


Crackdown Enforcement Effort


STOP-DWI Impaired Driving Crackdown runs May 24 – 28, 2019

Seneca County Sheriff W. Timothy Luce announced today that Police County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving.


The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on May 24, 2019 and will end on May 28, 2019. Memorial Day is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year and marks the official start of summer. New York State Police, County Sheriffs and municipal law enforcement agencies will collaborate across the state and will be out in force in this coordinated effort to reduce the number of impaired driving-related injuries and deaths.


The STOP-DWI Memorial Day Weekend Crackdown is one of many statewide enforcement initiatives promoted by STOP-DWI NY and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. The Statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown Campaign also targets the 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Holiday Season, Super Bowl weekend and St. Patrick’s Day.


Highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI Crackdown Campaign aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving.


You can help to make a difference by Having a Sober Plan! Download our mobile app – “Have a Plan” and you will always be able to find a safe ride home Impaired driving is completely preventable. All it takes is a little planning.