CRIME

Mercer County Sheriff's Roadside

Staff reports

On August 25, 2008 the Mercer County Sheriff's Department conducted a Roadside Safety Check on US 67 in Preemption. This safety check is part of an ongoing Traffic Safety Grant awarded by the Illinois Department of Transportation. The results of this Safety Check were:

(1) DUI arrest

(3) Suspended or Revoked Drivers License Violations

(30) No Insurance Violations

(5) No Valid Drivers License Violations

(1) Illegal Transportation of Alcohol Violation

(5) Expired Registration Violations

(1) Improper Use of Registration Violation

(1) Speeding Violation

(2) Possession of Cannabis arrests

(3) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia arrests.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Department will be conducting more Roadside Safety Checks in Mercer County over the Labor Day Holiday week.