On Thursday, May 18, 2023, Pueblo police, in a collaborative effort with the Colorado State Patrol and Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a combined traffic enforcement operation in the Highway 50 corridor and the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 25. Pueblo police wrote 36 citations within the city limits.
This traffic enforcement operation is a joint project between the Pueblo Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, and Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office to make a concentrated, combined effort to increase traffic safety in Pueblo County. As part of that program, the Pueblo Police Department traffic section was deputized to enforce traffic violations in Pueblo County for these operations.
There will be another traffic safety enforcement campaign in June that will focus on the Northern Avenue and Pueblo Boulevard area involving all three law enforcement agencies.
The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed, and reviewed. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public. In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.