Illinois State Police District 1 Commander, Captain Matthew Hodgdon, has announced District 1 enforcement figures and activity for February.
Illinois State Police District 1 Troopers issued 446 citations, 496 written warnings, and made 10 criminal arrests during the month of February. Speeding accounted for 257 citations, 34 citations were issued for occupant restraint violations, and 20 citations were issued for distracted driving violations.
Troopers investigated 21 traffic crashes, assisted 118 motorists, and conducted 133 commercial vehicle inspections, 16 of which were placed out-of-service for safety reasons. There were 7 arrests for driving under the influence.
District 1, which encompasses Carroll, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside counties, had 1 trafficcrash fatality in February.