We told you how State Police have released the numbers on tickets handed out for texting while driving. Since the state law went into effect July 1st, troopers have charged 328 drivers with texting behind the wheel. Now we have some local numbers. Albemarle Police say they’ve issued six tickets for illegal texting. City Police have handed out four citations. It’s a primary offense, meaning an officer can pull you over if you’re seen texting while driving.