Illinois State Police release August statistics

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SPRINGFIELD - Illinois State Police officials say District 09 troopers responded to 354 calls for service and 1424 incidents during the month of August.

According to Illinois State Police District 09 Commander Scott Compton, troopers issued a total of 960 citations and 722 written warnings throughout August.  Authorities say 518 speeding citations, 23 DUIs, 86 seat belt citations, nine child restraint citations, and 188 written warnings for speeding were issued, and 93 criminal arrests were made.

Additionally, ISP Troopers assisted 294 motorists, investigated 100 traffic crashes, and conducted 451 motor carrier inspections.  Troopers also investigated two fatal traffic crashes, resulting in two deaths.

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