21 drivers cited during South Pasadena crosswalk safety sting

SOUTH PASADENA — Police ticketed 21 drivers Friday during a pedestrian safety sting along Mission Street, officials said.
The operation was held from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at a crosswalk spanning Mission Street at Fairview Avenue, South Pasadena police Sgt. Tony Abdalla said.
A detective dressed in street clothes strolled across the street as fellow officers watched for driver’s who failed to stop and yield to the pedestrian, the sergeant said.
Police issues 18 citations for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk, as well as three tickets for illegal cell phone use, Abdalla said. Another three drivers were warned but not cited.

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