TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For September 2005
Date of News Release: 10/03/2005
For the month of September 2005, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 50 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,695 Citations
- Issued 762 Speeding Citations
- Issued 276 Seatbelt Citations
- Issued 21 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 996 Courtesy Notices
- Investigated 81 Crashes
- Inspected 3,712 Vehicles
- Assisted 200 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,232 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 94 Criminal Cases
- Made 105 Criminal Arrests
There were two (2) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in September 2005. Two (2) people were killed as a result of the crashes. One fatality occurred in Hopkins County and one fatality occurred in Todd County. One victim was not wearing a seatbelt and the other victim was wearing a helmet.
For the entire year, thirty-one (31) people have been killed in thirty (30) crashes in the Post 2 District. Seventeen (17) victims were not wearing a seatbelt, five (5) victims were wearing a seatbelt, two (2) victims were not wearing a helmet, three (3) victims were wearing a helmet, and four (4) victims it is unknown if a seatbelt was worn.
Through September 30, 2004, forty-two (42) people had been killed in thirty-eight (38) crashes in the Post 2 District.
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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