Boone County Sheriff releases Memorial Day violations numbers

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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - The Boone County Sheriff's office says they received a Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant. Patrols using this grant on Memorial Day resulted in 59 traffic stops and 73 tickets or arrests.

-2 DUI arrests
-39 seat belt violations
-1 warrant arrest
-10 driving with no insurance
-1 cell phone violation
-2 driving wile suspended arrests
-19 miscellaneous traffic offenses

The STEP grant came from the Illinois Department of Transportation.