A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department:
McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Announces Results of the St. Patrick’s Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Crackdown
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with other state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners in the Illinois St. Patrick’s Day crackdown. The campaign featured high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities which included a strategic media campaign as well as additional enforcement activity.
- 2 DUI arrests
- 2 Drug arrests
- 3 Driving While License Suspended arrests
- 2 No Valid Driver’s License
- 21 No Insurance Citations
- 71 Speeding Citations
If you see unsafe, erratic, or impaired driving, you are encouraged to report the incident to the law enforcement agency where you are. While this St. Patrick’s Day crackdown is complete, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office works each day, all year round, on education and enforcement of traffic laws.
The St. Patrick’s Day crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety funds through IDOT’s Division of Transportation Safety and is part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.