Speeding complaints prompt use of radar trailer, collection of 'data'
August 1, 2018
Sweet Home Police volunteers have been moving the department’s radar trailer to different spots around the community to gather data on traffic behavior in response to complaints about speeding.
A resident complained to the City Council in July about drivers speeding through the alley between A&W and 9th Avenue. He had reported a speeder in May, providing a license plate number, but that ended up being linked to a vehicle from outside the area. Police were unable to locate the culprit.
Last month, the man reported ongoing problems with speeding to the police.
Mayor Greg Mahler and Counci...