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TFC Stu Recke
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Stats From Post 2 For August 2005

Date of News Release: 09/01/2005

For the month of August 2005, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 40 Drunken Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,185 Citations
  • Issued 425 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 202 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 16 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 589 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 89 Crashes
  • Inspected 2,075 Vehicles
  • Assisted 186 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 1,173 Criminal Complaints
  • Opened 110 Criminal Cases
  • Made 79 Criminal Arrests

There were five (5) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in August 2005. Five (5) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Two single fatalities occurred in Muhlenberg County and three single fatalities occurred in Webster County. Three (3) victims were not wearing seatbelts, one (1) victim was wearing a seatbelt and one (1) victim was wearing a helmet.

For the entire year, twenty-eight (28) people have been killed in twenty-seven (27) crashes in the Post 2 District. Fifteen (15) victims were not wearing a seatbelt, five (5) victims were wearing a seatbelt, two (2) victims were not wearing a helmet, two (2) victims were wearing a helmet, and four (4) victims it is unknown if a seatbelt was worn.

Through August 31, 2004, thirty-six (36) people had been killed in thirty-two (32) crashes in the Post 2 District.

As the Labor Day Holiday approaches, the Kentucky State Police remind everyone to buckle up.

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.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.


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