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Monthly Activity From Post 1

Date of News Release: 10/03/2005

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

Criminal Cases Opened 100
Criminal Arrest 164
Collisions Investigated 63
**Fatalities 5
Calls for Service 728
DUI Arrest 53

Post One Mayfield covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg. As of September 30, 2005 there have been 44 people killed in fatal collisions in the Post One area. Of those who died, 23 were not wearing their seat belt and 11 involved alcohol. During the same time period in 2004, there were 42 people killed in the Post One area. Statewide in 2005, there have been 702 people killed compared to 715 in 2004. During the Labor Day holiday period, troopers cited 277 drivers for speeding, and 32 for not wearing their seat belt. Trooper's also arrested 15 drivers for DUI. There were no fatal collision's recorded in the Post One area during the holiday period.

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