Officers, deputies stop 70 speeding drivers during Hwy 26 enforcement operation near Hillsboro

Photo: Hillsboro Police Department

HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) - Officers and deputies stopped dozens of speeding cars Wednesday morning as part of an enforcement operation on Highway 26 in the Hillsboro area.

The Hillsboro Police Department partnered with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for the speed enforcement detail.

In 2 1/2 hours, officers and deputies stopped more than 70 drivers going faster than 70 mph, including one at 85 mph.

Fifty tickets were issued during the operation.

Additionally, an unsafe commercial motor vehicle was stopped and placed out of service following an inspection.

The operation was carried out as part of an Oregon Department of Transportation grant.

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Terrell Higgs

Thank you, a grant should not be needed for this but I appreciate the hard work getting these bozos to slow down.

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