Deputies target seat belt violators

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Buckle up or pay up was the message the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was trying to get across this weekend as they conducted one of its random seat belt checkpoints.

According to officials the checkpoint was held Saturday, May 19th in the 6700 block of Corbina Road in Calcasieu Parish.

The results of the checkpoint are as follows:

Total vehicles checked: 406

Total citations issued: 13

Seat Belts: 2

No Motor Vehicle Inspection: 1

Expired License Plate: 1

Expired Dealer Tag: 1

No Child Restraint: 4

LSP-D: 4

Louisiana State Police Troop D also assisted with the seat belt detail.

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