SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE OVER 80 TICKETS DURING STICKNEY TOWNSHIP
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 — Cook County Sheriff’s Police issued over 80 tickets during a random roadside safety check in unincorporated Stickney Township, according to the office of Sheriff Thomas J. Dart.
The safety check took place Friday night, July 3, between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. in the 3800 block of South Cicero Avenue. In all, 2,730 cars passed through the checkpoint and 725 were stopped and screened by Sheriff’s Police.
Among the tickets issued include three for DUI, thirty-eight for suspended, revoked or no license, thirty-eight for failure to provide insurance, and one for failure to wear a seatbelt.
The Sheriff’s Random Roadside Safety Check Program is conducted regularly across Cook County in an effort to promote safe driving.