POSTED: Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 8:10pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 8:16pm
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Las Cruces Police issued 81 citations after a traffic operation Thursday.
Police focused on the area of Telshor Boulevard and Foothills Road because of the high traffic.
53 citations went to drivers who were using their cell phone while driving.
12 citations went to motorists who were not using their seatbelts.
Nine went to drivers without proper insurance.
Two arrests were also made for misdemeanor warrants.