Results From Mercer County Sheriff’s Department Added St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Enforcement

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department conducted extra traffic enforcement during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The added patrols resulted in over a dozen citations for various traffic offenses including speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and no valid driver’s license.  Also, one person was arrested on a Rock Island County warrant. The detail was funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.