Results of Memorial Day Weekend Roadside Safety Checkpoint

For Release: 
May 30, 2014

Gurnee, IL  - The Gurnee Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department conducted a roadside safety checkpoint from approximately 10:00 PM, May 23, 2014 to 3:00 AM, May 24, 2014.  The checkpoint was held in the 5200 block of Route 132. The results of the checkpoint are as follows:

Traffic Arrests/Citations

  • 1 - Arrest for Driving Under the Influence
  • 10 - Arrests for No Valid DL
  • 7 - Arrests for Suspended/Revoked DL
  • 3 - Citations for No Seat Belt
  • 3 - Citations for Failure to Restrain a Child
  • 24 - Citations for No Insurance
  • 2 - Citations for additional moving violations 
  • 3 - Citations for Equipment Violations
  • 3 - Citations for Open Transportation of Alcohol
  • 1 - Citation for Cell Phone Use
  • 57 - Total Traffic Citations

Non-Traffic Arrests/Citations

  • 1 - Warrant Arrest for Burglary
  • 1 - Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • 1 - Obstructing Identification

The Gurnee Police Department would like to thank the Lake County Sheriff’s Department and the Lake County Reserve Deputies for their cooperation and assistance with the checkpoint.

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Contact: 

Cmdr. Willie Meyer
Ph:  847.599.7050
Fax: 847.244.8678
Email: billjm@police.gurnee.il.us