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Illinois State Police Announces February Activity and Enforcement

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 1,348 incidents during
the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 482 citations and 1,119 written warnings, including 262 speeding
citations, 4 DUIs, 26 occupant restraint citations, 15 criminal arrests, and 383 written warnings for speeding.
Troopers also assisted 49 motorists, conducted 133 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 27
traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality, investigated by District 19 during
February.

 

Moreover, District 19 issued 320 citations and 475 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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