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ISP District 19 announces July activity and enforcement

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of July. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,257 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 553 citations and 723 written warnings, including 284 speeding citations, 4 DUIs, 69 occupant restraint citations, 15 criminal citations, and 339 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 57 motorists, conducted 180 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 21 traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash investigated by District 19 during July.

Moreover, 380 citations and 399 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.