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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Thursday September 23rd, 2010 :: 06:55 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Roadside Safety Check in the Grand Crossing (003rd)District at 7424 S. Stony Island.

NEWS RELEASE
Chicago Police Department

Jody P. Weis
Superintendent of Police

Roderick Drew
Director of News Affairs

For Immediate Release
September 23, 2010

ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECK IN THE GRAND CROSSING (003rd) DISTRICT

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Grand Crossing (003rd) District at 7424 S. Stony Island. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2010 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 25,2010.

During roadside checks, police officers slow down traffic, stop cars at regular intervals and watch for drivers who show signs of alcohol impairment and other violations as noted below.

“The program is designated to apprehend drivers who are operating vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” said Superintendent Jody Weis. “It also offers an opportunity to issue citations to drivers who are otherwise a hazard to themselves and others on the public way.”

The Roadside Safety Check conducted in the Harrison
(011th) District on September 17-18, 2010 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 11
Open Liquor 5
Insurance Violations 12
Seat Belt Violations 1
Drivers License Violations 18
Traffic Violations (Other) 7
Total Citations 54

Vehicles Towed 14

Address/Location
Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
3510 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 312-744-4000

7424 S Stony Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60649

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