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Illinois State Police Announces November Activity and Enforcement

Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of November. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,669 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 703 citations and 1,290 written warnings, including 8 DUIs, 445 speeding citations, 52 occupant restraint citations, 13 criminal arrests, and 483 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 60 motorists, conducted 115 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 86 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during November.

Moreover, District 19 issued 539 citations and 550 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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