CARMI – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced Tuesday activity and enforcement figures for the month of January.
Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline and Gallatin counties, recorded 983 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 398 citations and 807 written warnings, including 234 speeding citations, 23 occupant restraint citations, 14 criminal arrests, and 282 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 66 motorists, conducted 104 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 32 traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash investigated by District 19 during January, resulting in one fatality. Moreover, District 19 issued 271 citations and 316 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.