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Palatine Police Holiday Campaign Nets 6 Arrests, 60 Tickets

Palatine Police increased its holiday traffic enforcement with help from a grant supplied by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

Palatine Police Holiday Campaign Nets 6 Arrests, 60 Tickets

The Palatine Police Department's holiday traffic enforcement campaign, which took place Dec. 20 through Jan. 5, resulted in six arrests and 60 tickets, according to a press release:

DUI: 2 arrests

Possession of marijuana: 2 arrests

Suspended driver's license: 2 arrests

Seatbelt violations: 26 tickets issued

Speeding: 8 tickets issued

No insurance: 7 tickets issued

Transportation of open alcohol: 2 tickets issued

Other traffic violations: 17 tickets issued

The Palatine Police Department partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) for the holiday campaign. Through a traffic safety grant, IDOT supplied funds to increase the number of uniformed Palatine Police officers on the roadways enforcing traffic laws during the Christmas and New Year's holiday, including a roadside safety check.

Information submitted by the Palatine Police Department

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