Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of July. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,358 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 489 citations and 1,164 written warnings, including 3 DUIs, 292 speeding citations, 38 occupant restraint citations, 9 criminal arrests, and 369 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 82 motorists, conducted 106 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 22 traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality, investigated by District 19 during July.
Moreover, District 19 issued 354 citations and 456 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.