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Sheriff’s office releases results of holiday traffic campaign

WAUKEGAN – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of the 11-day Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign. More than 190 citations were issued and arrests were made, according to a news release.

There were 100 seat-belt citations, five arrests for driving under the influence, one fugitive arrest, one arrest in connection with drug possession, 39 speeding citations and 45 citations for other traffic offenses.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with other state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners in the Illinois Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign. The campaign was funded by federal highway safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation as part of the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket campaigns.

Waukegan Historical Society
to host Holiday Open House

The Waukegan Historical Society’s Holiday Open House is from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Waukegan History Museum located in Bowen Park, 1917 N. Sheridan Road.

Not in the holiday spirit? Stop in to catch the last glimpse of the Waukegan’s Top 50 History Events exhibit.

Admission to the museum and the Holiday Open House is free. For information, contact the Waukegan History Museum at 847-336-1859, email, or visit

– Lake County Journal

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