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Norwalk Police Issue 242 Tickets For Texting, Cell Phone Use

Norwalk police issued some 242 tickets during a distracted driving campaign over the past two weeks.
Norwalk police issued some 242 tickets during a distracted driving campaign over the past two weeks. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department/Facebook

NORWALK, Conn. -- Texting and cell phone use has become such a problem with drivers that the Norwalk Police Department recently performed a two week distracted driver detail in an effort to curb the practice.

During the detail, which was held from Aug. 1 to Aug. 14, the department held 11 enforcement details where they handed out 242 tickets to drivers who were either texting on talking on their cell phones. In addition, officers issued 44 tickets for other violations.

To report a distracted driver, contact the Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111.

Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk Police website at: www.norwalkpd.com .

Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637)

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