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posted: 9/6/2013 5:11 PM

Libertyville campaign yields uptick in arrests for traffic violations

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Daily Herald report

Libertyville police made 205 traffic stops during the Labor Day impaired driver and seat belt enforcement campaign Aug. 16 to Sept. 2, the department said. In addition to normal patrols, federal money was used to deploy officers on 11 separate "saturation patrols" to increase enforcement efforts against impaired drivers and drivers and passengers not wearing seat belts. The stops yielded: Two arrests for DUI; 13 citations for not wearing seat belts; four arrests for driving on a suspended or revoked license; two arrests for no drivers license; 24 citations for speeding; two citations for no proof of valid vehicle insurance; and, one arrest for possession of a stolen vehicle registration sticker. Several citations for equipment and moving violations also were issued.

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