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ISP District 19 in Carmi Releases May Activity and Enforcement Results

CARMI – Illinois State Police District 19 in Carmi Tuesday released activity and enforcement figures for the month of May.

Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline and Gallatin counties, recorded 1,825 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 966 citations and 1,341 written warnings, including four DUIs, 512 speeding citations, 110 occupant restraint citations, 12 criminal arrests, and 440 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 63 motorists, conducted 163 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 32 traffic crashes.

There was one fatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality, investigated by District 19 during May.

Moreover, District 19 issued 697 citations and 538 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.