Rockford #1 for DUI Arrests in Illinois in 2013

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- When it comes to the number drunk drivers being arrested Rockford comes in first place in Illinois.

Rockford police arrested 556 people for driving under the influence in 2013, according to the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorist. It's the seventh straight year Rockford ranked first in the state, that's because Chicago is in its own category. When it comes to arrest rate per officer Loves Park is second in the state with 208 arrests.

Two Rockford cops make the top list for the most DUI arrests in Illinois. Investigator Rosemary Mathews, a 24 year veteran of the department ranks 5th with 134 arrests. Fourteen year veteran, Investigator John Wenstrom comes in 8th with115 arrests.


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