Criminal charges following traffic stops in Oak Bluffs

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OAK BLUFFS — Two traffic stops conducted by the Oak Bluffs Police Department (OBPD) on Monday night resulted in criminal charges for two male drivers.

At 9:10 p.m., an OBPD officer pulled over a vehicle on Barnes Road near the Sailing Camp for exceeding the speed limit by 23 mph.

The vehicle was clocked traveling at 63 mph in a 40 mph zone.

The driver was arrested for operating a vehicle without a license, speeding, failure to display an inspection sticker, and not having vehicle registration in possession.

Later that night, at 10:55 p.m., another vehicle was stopped for speeding on Sea View Avenue near the Little Bridge.

The driver was found to be traveling at 73 mph in a 25 mph zone, which is almost three times the legal limit.

The motorist was issued a summons to appear in court on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding.

The OBPD regularly patrols local roadways to enforce traffic laws and promote public safety.

These incidents were shared on social media as part of the department’s effort to encourage safe driving practices within the community.

The OBPD reminds drivers to adhere to speed limits and maintain valid vehicle documentation.

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