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Monthly Activity From Post 1

Date of News Release: 06/01/2005

The Kentucky State Police Post One Activity Report for the month of May is as follows:

Criminal Cases Opened 120
Criminal Arrest 209
Collisions Investigated 61
**Fatalities 2
Calls for Service 711
DUI Arrest 59

Post One Mayfield covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg. As of May 31, 2005 there have been 16 people killed in fatal collisions in the Post One area. Of those who died, 9 were not wearing their seat belt and 4 involved alcohol. During the same time period in 2004, there were 21 people killed fatal collisions in Post One. Statewide in 2005, there have been 347 people killed compared to 341 in 2004. During the Memorial Day Holiday period troopers wrote 634 citations. 306 drivers were cited for speeding, 86 for seat belt, and 7 for child restraint. Eleven drivers were arrested for Driving under the Influence. There were no fatal collisions recorded in the Post One area during the holiday period.

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