ISP District 19 Announces June Activity and Enforcement

Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of June. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,172 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 520 citations and 883 written warnings, including 225 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 96 seatbelt citations, 2 child restraint citations, 378 written warnings for speeding, and 12 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 79 motorists, conducted 221 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 31 traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash investigated by District 19 during June, resulting in one fatality.
In addition, 344 citations and 472 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include Speeding, DUI, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.