Illinois State Police District 1 Commander Dyan Talbot has announced enforcement figures and activity for August.
Illinois State Police District 1 Troopers issued 433 citations, 396 written warnings, and made 14 criminal arrests during the month of August. Troopers issued 179 citations for speeding, 16 citations for distracted driving violations, and 71 citations for seat belt violations. There were 35 arrests for no valid driver’s license or driving while license suspended/revoked.
Troopers investigated 9 traffic crashes, assisted 100 motorists, and conducted 143 commercial motor vehicle inspections, 15 of which were placed out-of-service for safety reasons. There were 5 arrests for driving under the influence.
District 1, which encompasses Carroll, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside counties, investigated 1 fatal traffic crash in August.