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279 vehicles stopped in Chippenham Parkway aggressive driving operation

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Posted at 4:38 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 16:38:29-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- 279 vehicles were stopped over the course of a 6-day traffic enforcement operation on Chippenham Parkway

Chesterfield County Police in conjunction with the Richmond City Police Department, the Henrico County Division of Police and the Virginia State Police have carried out the speeding and aggressive driving enforcement operation on Chippenham Parkway from Sunday, Aug. 2, through Saturday, Aug. 8.

This roadway traverses Chesterfield, Richmond and Henrico is often the subject of complaints from community members about speeding and aggressive driving, according to police.

The operation resulted in stopping a total of 279 vehicles.

Police and troopers issued 205 summonses for a variety of traffic-related offenses, including speeding, reckless driving and driving while suspended or revoked. Additionally, seven DUI arrests were made and 16 warrants were served.