CARMI – Illinois State Police District 19 in Carmi announced Thursday activity and enforcement figures for the month of September.
Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin counties, recorded 1,489 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 673 citations and 1,255 written warnings, including 4 DUIs, 295 speeding citations, 106 occupant restraint citations, 16 criminal arrests, and 350 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 46 motorists, conducted 215 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 21 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during September.
Moreover, District 19 issued 474 citations and 451 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.