Illinois State Police 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 997 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 258 citations and 594 written warnings, including 134 speeding citations, 2 DUIs, 21 occupant restraint citations, 9 criminal arrests, and 202 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 40 motorists, conducted 148 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 31 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during December.

Moreover, District 19 issued 158 citations and 248 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