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Illinois State Police District 19 announces December Activity and Enforcement

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of December. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 877 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 368 citations and 561 written warnings, including 149 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 53 occupant restraint citations, 5 criminal citations, and 197 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 33 motorists, conducted 165 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 29 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during December.

Moreover, 226 citations and 229 written warnings were issued 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.