Dekalb County Sheriff releases seat belt numbers - – Rockford’s News Leader

Dekalb County Sheriff releases seat belt numbers


Dekalb Country Sheriffs were busy over the Thanksgiving holiday week. They conducted a ten-day seat belt enforcement, reminding drivers to buckle up as part of the nationwide "Click it or Ticket" mobilization.

During the ten day operation, the Dekalb County Sheriff's Office issued:
-nine seat belt citations
-three child car seat citations
-five DUI arrests
-one felony arrest
-one stolen vehicle was recovered
-two fugitives apprehended
-nine suspended/revoked licenses
-11 uninsured motorists
-ten speeding citations
-two drug arrests

Dekalb Country Sheriffs want drivers to remember not wearing a seat belt is a primary offense.

"Our officers are out year-round. If you or your passengers, front or back, are caught not wearing a seat belt, you will be cited for the violation," Lt. Jim Burgh said.

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