Effingham, IL-(Effingham Radio)- Illinois State Police District 12 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, today announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of June.
Troopers in District 12, which includes Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion, and Richland Counties, answered 208 calls for service and initiated 1,429 incidents in the field.
In addition, enforcement figures totaled 710 citations and 778 written warnings, including 308 speeding citations, 18 DUIs, 133 seat belt citations, 10 child restraint citations, 221 written warnings for speeding, and 25 criminal arrests.
Troopers also assisted 245 motorists, conducted 251 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 76 traffic crashes.
There were 5 fatal traffic crash investigated by District 12 in June.During the month, 499 citations and 293 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations.
These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include Speeding, DUI, Failure to Wear a Seat Belt, and Distracted Driving.