TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For July 2005
Date of News Release: 08/01/2005
For the month of July 2005, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 44 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,314 Citations
- Issued 502 Speeding Citations
- Issued 196 Seatbelt Citations
- Issued 28 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 786 Courtesy Notices
- Investigated 101 Crashes
- Inspected 3,177 Vehicles
- Assisted 260 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,301 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 111 Criminal Cases
- Made 135 Criminal Arrests
There were six (6) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in July 2005. Six (6) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Two single fatalities occurred in Christian County. Single fatalities also occurred in Caldwell, Hopkins, Muhlenberg and Webster Counties. Two (2) of the victims were not wearing seatbelts. Two (2) victims were wearing helmets. One (1) victim was a pedestrian. It is not known if one (1) of the victims was restrained.
Through July 31, 2005, twenty-three (23) people have been killed in twenty-two (22) crashes in the Post 2 District. Eleven (11) victims were not wearing a seatbelt, four (4) victims were wearing a seatbelt, one (1) victim was not wearing a helmet, two (2) victims were wearing a helmet, four (4) victims it is unknown if a seatbelt was worn and one (1) victim was a pedestrian.
Through July 31, 2004, thirty-two (32) people had been killed in twenty-nine (29) crashes in the Post 2 District.
Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.
BUCKLE UP KENTUCKY-IT'S THE LAW & IT'S ENFORCED!