Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of June. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 986 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 353 citations and 764 written warnings, including 137 speeding citations, 6 DUIs, 58 occupant restraint citations, 11 criminal citations, and 262 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 51 motorists, conducted 170 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 35 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during June.
Moreover, 216 citations and 318 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include DUI, Speeding, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.