Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of August. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,105 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 390 citations and 953 written warnings, including 6 DUIs, 161 speeding citations, 49 occupant restraint citations, 21 criminal arrests, and 260 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 51 motorists, conducted 147 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 18 traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash investigated by District 19 during August, resulting in one fatality.
Moreover, District 19 issued 243 citations and 350 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