Lake County Sheriff’s deputies along with the Illinois State Police and Fox Lake Police made arrests and handed out citations to a number of drivers during the busy Memorial Day weekend
The results took place from contacts with drivers in the Fox Lake area on Friday, May 27 and Saturday May 28 during specific times. Traffic safety violations included driving under the influence (DUI), speeding violations, and seat belt enforcement.
“Memorial Day weekend started the summer vacation season and our priority was to ensure everyone arrived at their destination safely” said Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran.
The results of the campaign included:
Two DUI Arrests
Two Possession of Cannabis Arrests
Three Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrests
Two Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor Arrests
Two Possession of Fraudulent Identification Arrests
One Warrant Arrest
Nine Speeding Citations Issued
Two Failure to Wear a Seatbelt Citations Issued
A dozen other traffic citations were issued also.
Undersheriff Ray Rose praised the team traffic safety effort saying, “We were successfully able to keep motorists safe in the ‘Chain O’Lakes’ area thanks to the combined efforts of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Fox Lake Police Department, and Illinois State Police.”
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office will continue the partnerships with the Illinois State Police and Fox Lake Police Department in June to keep the motoring public safe.