Crime & Courts

Algonquin police arrest five during stepped up Labor Day enforcement

The Algonquin Police Department made five arrests and issued 112 citations over the course of its stepped up enforcement campaign tied to the Labor Day holiday, the department announced.

Police said two of these arrests were for impaired driving, two were for traffic violations and one was a felony arrest, according to a news release. Of the citations, 24 were related to seat belts, 72 were for speeding and 16 were for other traffic infractions.

In 2018, a total of 10,511 people nationally were killed in drunk driving crashes, making up nearly one-third of all traffic fatalities that year, according to the release. More than 10,000 people have died as a result of impaired driving each of the last 4 years in the United States.



 

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