Illinois State Police announce NITE patrol stats

Online Staff Report

Illinois State Police troopers cited or arrested 39 people in Winnebago County during Nighttime Enforcement Patrols May 9-10.

The NITE patrols are designed to keep alcohol-impaired drivers off the roads, but if other violations are observed, enforcement action will be taken. Following is a list of citations and warnings.

  • Registration offenses – 1
  • Driver’s license offenses – 5
  • Occupant restraint offenses – 5
  • DUI arrests – 2
  • Other alcohol/drug arrests – 3
  • Total citations/arrests – 39

Police also gave 47 written warnings and arrested five people on criminal charges.

The patrols were funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety.