The Memorial Day weekend was a safe one on Alton roads, according to a spokesman for the police department.  Officer Emily Hejna, Public Information Officer with the Alton Police Department, says the campaign included extra patrols and roadside safety checks.

Hejna comments

By the numbers, there were 98 traffic citations issued all together.  Of those, 23 were seatbelt violations, 2 were child restraint violations, 4 were for driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license, 4 for driving without a license, 4 DUI's and 9 warrant arrests.

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