Several troopers from Johnston County received special recognition for 2020. The troopers were honored for their outstanding work keeping 1,825 miles of roadway in Johnston County safe, investigating collisions, arresting impaired drivers and conducting enforcement campaigns all while dealing with the pandemic.
“We are focused on keeping Johnston County motorist safe by removing impaired and reckless drivers from the roadway and reducing collisions,” stated First Sgt. Brian Maynard with the Highway Patrol in Johnston County. “As a district, we arrested over 500 impaired drivers, issued over 7,000 citations for speeding and investigated 4,229 collisions.”
- Trooper D.K. Douglas was recognized for making the most DWI arrests. He arrested 104 motorists for impaired driving. Trooper Douglas was also recognized for issuing the most charges, 2211 this year.
- Trooper D.P. Tucker was recognized for issuing the most warning tickets, 202.
- Trooper V.E. Rivera investigated the most collisions, 257.
- Trooper C.M. Wilson issued the most Seatbelt charges, 491.
- Trooper N.A. Hocutt was named the Trooper of the Year in Johnston County.
Currently there are 24 state troopers assigned to Troop C6 in Johnston County.