Aug 15, 2014 4:40 PM
Sheriff Louis Ackal is advising the public that the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will be conducting high visibility campaigns with the intent of preventing motorist from driving while under the influence from August 15, 2014 until September 1, 2014.
Deputies will begin conducting saturation patrols within the city of New Iberia and also Iberia Parish. Sheriff Ackal states deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office will be focusing on drivers who appear to be under the influence in order to make streets safer for the citizens of Iberia Parish.
This detail is made available through a grant received from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission's implementation of alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures.