FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 5, 2022
Fox Lake Police Department releases Thanksgiving enforcement numbers
Fox Lake, Ill. (Dec. 5, 2022) – The Fox Lake Police Department conducted a traffic safety campaign Nov. 18-28 reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober. The “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization was conducted by Fox Lake Police Department and other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities.
During the campaign, the Fox Lake Police Department issued:
- Two DUI arrests
- Six speeding citations
- Two uninsured motorists citations
- 14 other citations for various traffic violations
“Our officers patrol year-round to keep motorists buckled up and impaired drivers off the roads,” said Chief Jimmy Lee. “We do this to save lives and ensure all of us make it home safely at the end of the day.”
The Thanksgiving enforcement effort is made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation and is part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.
About the Village of Fox Lake: The Village of Fox Lake (population 10,700) is located 55 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 20 miles west of Waukegan, Illinois. Fox Lake is located in Lake and McHenry counties. The Village is located on the South Shore of Pistakee Lake, Nippersink Lake, and Fox Lake, three connected water bodies that form part of the Chain O’Lakes system.
Chief – Fox Lake Police Department