Illinois State Police Troop 1 Announces Monthly Activity for January


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

Illinois State Police Troop 1 Troopers issued 726 citations, 997 written warnings, and made 26 criminal arrests during the month of January.  Troopers issued 241 citations for speeding, 18 citations for distracted driving violations and 17 citations for occupant restraint violations.

Troopers investigated 138 traffic crashes, assisted 612 motorists, and conducted 316 commercial motor vehicle inspections, 33 of which were placed out-of-service for safety reasons. There were 22 arrests for driving under the influence.

Troop 1, which encompasses Boone, Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties, investigated 1 fatal traffic crash in January.

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