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Hinsdale police issue over 100 citations during campaign

Published: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 4:09 p.m. CDT

HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department has declared its participation in Illinois' annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving crackdown a success, according to a news release.

The police department reported three drunk driving arrests, 54 citations for no seatbelts, one citation for a child safety seat violation, one driving on a suspended license arrest, two citations for no insurance, 31 citations for speeding, one person was arrested for drugs and 58 citations were issued for other violations to the Illinois Vehicle Code during the enforcement period that ran from Aug. 16 to Sept. 2.

The Hinsdale Police Department joined forces with hundreds of police agencies across Illinois and nearly 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the country in this year’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

The recent law enforcement crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety funds through the Illinois Department of Transportation and is part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket campaigns.

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