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Dozens cited in crosswalk ‘turkey sting’

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An officer in a turkey suit walked across a cross walk in a similar event last year. An officer in a turkey suit walked across a cross walk in a similar event last year.
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police weren't offering pardons to more than 60 people snagged in a crosswalk "turkey sting" east of downtown on Wednesday.

Officers dressed as a Thanksgiving turkey patrolled two intersections of Charleston Boulevard -- near 13 Street and Burnham Avenue – looking for drivers who weren't paying attention to the road.

Erin Breen, director of UNLV's Safe Community Partnership, said citations were issued for the following offenses:

  • Right of way violations: 34
  • Passing a stopped vehicle at crosswalk: 5
  • Cell Phone violation: 7
  • Other miscellaneous violations: 19
  • Pedestrian crossing outside of a crosswalk: 1

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