SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE NEARLY 80 TICKETS DURING LEYDEN TOWNSHIP
Thursday, May 7, 2009 — Cook County Sheriff’s Police issued nearly 80 tickets during a random roadside safety check in unincorporated Leyden Township, according to the office of Sheriff Thomas J. Dart.
The safety check took place Saturday night, May 2, between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. in the 2500 block of North Manheim Road. In all 1,560 vehicles passed through the checkpoint and 520 were stopped and screened by Sheriff’s Police.
Among the tickets issued include two for DUI, seven for revoked/suspended driver’s license, and numerous tickets for other offenses such as failure to wear a seatbelt, equipment violations and registration offenses.
The Sheriff’s Random Roadside Safety Check Program is conducted regularly across Cook County in an effort to promote safe driving.