State Police Activity for February

Illinois State Police Troop 1 Captain Joseph Blanchette has announced enforcement figures and activity for February.

Illinois State Police Troop 1 Troopers issued 780 citations, 1,041 written warnings, and made 14 criminal arrests during the month of February. Troopers issued 363 citations for speeding, 25 citations for distracted driving violations and 26 citations for occupant restraint violations.

Troopers investigated 43 traffic crashes, assisted 184 motorists, and conducted 365 commercial motor vehicle inspections, 47 of which were placed out-of-service for safety reasons. There were 8 arrests for driving under the influence.

Troop 1, which encompasses Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties, investigated no fatal traffic crashes in February.

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