20 distracted driving citations issued in La Salle County patrol

State police conducted specialty patrols in August

State police released the results of August specialty patrols conducted in La Salle County.

Seat belt patrols yielded 24 citations and 16 warnings. Distracted driving patrols yielded a total of 20 citations and 17 warnings. Among those were nine citations for distracted driving, eight for using a hand-held phone and one for texting at the wheel.