Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of September. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,939 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 720 citations and 1,600 written warnings, including 2 DUIs, 437 speeding citations, 47 occupant restraint citations, 15 criminal arrests, and 652 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 69 motorists, conducted 263 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 29 traffic crashes. There were two fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during September, resulting in two fatalities.
Moreover, District 19 issued 504 citations and 740 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.