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Illinois State Police Announces October Activity and Enforcement

Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of October. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,620 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 600 citations and 1,266 written warnings, including 2 DUIs, 332 speeding citations, 45 occupant restraint citations, 13 criminal arrests, and 521 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 60 motorists, conducted 108 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 28 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during October.

Moreover, District 19 issued 406 citations and 608 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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