Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of February. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 807 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 251 citations and 544 written warnings, including 141 speeding citations, 18 occupant restraint citations, 5 criminal arrests, and 193 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 126 motorists, conducted 120 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 37 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during February.
Moreover, District 19 issued 168 citations and 244 written warnings 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.