|Lynn presents grant for DUI enforcement|
|Wednesday, April 2, 2008|
State Rep. Susan Lynn, R-Mt. Juliet, presented the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department with a $5,000 grant on Thursday that will be used for DUI enforcement.
Lynn said the entire community would benefit from the grant, adding that the funds will enhance enforcement efforts within both incorporated and unincorporated areas.
“These funds are provided by the taxpayers,” she said. “It’s fitting that they will be used for such purposes as to keep the citizens’ streets safe from drunk drivers.”
tate Rep. Susan Lynn, R-Mt. Juliet, presented the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department with a $5,000 grant on Thursday that will be used for The Sheriff’s Department will use the funds for equipment and overtime for patrol officers assisting in special activities related to DUI enforcement programs.
“Sheriff Ashe has sent a message to his officers that drinking and driving will not be tolerated in Wilson County,” said Ray Justice, project director/grant coordinator for WCSD DUI Enforcement Program. “And these funds will help us step up the effort.”
“If you drive under the influence of alcohol or narcotics in Wilson County, you will go to jail,” said Wilson County Sheriff Terry Ashe.
He added, “Rep. Lynn is a leader in grants to help with DUI prevention. And the more effort we make, the more lives we save.”