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Algonquin cites more than 100 people during seat belt campaign

ALGONQUIN – More than 100 people were cited for not wearing their seatbelts during a two-week Click It or Ticket enforcement in the village, according to a news release.

From May 9 through May 26, the Algonquin Police Department was one of several departments in the county to participate in the state's seat belt enforcement campaign.

The special enforcement was paid for by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

During the extra enforcement, the police department issued 114 seat belt citations, eight child safety seat citations, made one driving under the influence arrest, apprehended four fugitives, charged three people for driving while license was suspended or revoked, issued 17 uninsured motorist citations, and issued 41 speeding citations.

- Northwest Herald

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