Woodstock issues 68 citations during seat belt campaign

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department issued 68 seat belt citations during its May "Click It or Ticket" initiative, which ran through Memorial Day.

The department also arrested five people for driving under the influence and issued eight child safety seat citations during the stretch from May 9 through May 26, according to a news release from the department.

During the initiative, the department also issued four citations for driving without insurance, made a drug arrest and apprehended a fugitive, the release said.

Woodstock joined departments across the state for the annual effort to encourage the use of seat belts.

Woodstock police urge motorists to use seat belts year-round.

For more information about Illinois Click It or Ticket, visit www.buckleupillinois.org.

–Shawn Shinneman