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Illinois State Police Announce Results of Nighttime Enforcement Patrols in Wayne County

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the results of a Nighttime Enforcement (NITE) patrol conducted in Wayne County during June. This NITE patrol allowed the ISP to focus on preventing, detecting, and taking enforcement action in response to impaired driving and occupant restraint violations especially between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Citations: 0
Other Alcohol/Drug Citations: 0
Occupant Restraint Offenses: 2
Registration Offenses: 12
Driver’s License Offenses: 4
Insurance Violations: 2
Total Citations/Arrests: 7
Total Written Warnings: 40

Alcohol and drug impairment are factors in more than 30% of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois. Over half of all fatal crashes in Illinois occur at night. The NITE program allows officers to work even harder at removing dangerous impaired drivers from the road and making sure everyone is buckled up. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

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