Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office Reminding Drivers to Stay Off Closed Roads

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Following reports of cars and trucks driving on closed roads, authorities in Stephenson County are reminding drivers that doing so can result in stiff penalties.

Those penalties can range from a traffic ticket to a class A misdemeanor. The misdemeanor offense could result in jail time and a $500 fine.

Police remind citizens that closed roads are issued for the safety of drivers, pedestrians and first responders.

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