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Illinois State Police Announces August Activity and Enforcement

Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of August. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,684 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 587 citations and 1,593 written warnings, including 4 DUIs, 310 speeding citations, 21 occupant restraint citations, 15 criminal arrests, and 575 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 56 motorists, conducted 161 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 20 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashesinvestigated by District 19 during August.

Moreover, District 19 issued 372 citations and 679 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.

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