ISP Issue 321 Citations During Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols

WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- More than 300 tickets were issued by Illinois State Police during recent Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols.

From May 16-26 officers issued 206 speeding tickets during patrols on I-39 and I-90. Fifty-six people got in trouble for not wearing a seat belt and two were arrested for Driving Under the Influence. The special patrols were funding through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Violation Enforcement Activity:
Occupant restraint citations: 56
Driving under the influence arrests: 2
Drug/alcohol-related arrests: 11
Speeding citations: 206
Speeding written warnings: 32
Total citations/arrests: 321
Total written warnings: 85

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