ISP District 19 February Activity Report

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of February. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 997 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 387 citations and 735 written warnings, including 168 speeding citations, 7 DUIs, 50 occupant restraint citations, 7 criminal citations, and 241 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 55 motorists, conducted 158 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 37 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during February. Moreover, 234 citations and 275 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.