TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For November 2005
Date of News Release: 12/01/2005
For the month of November 2005, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 27 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,464 Citations
- Issued 568 Speeding Citations
- Issued 273 Seatbelt Citations
- Issued 15 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 788 Courtesy Notices
- Investigated 117 Crashes
- Inspected 2,209 Vehicles
- Assisted 158 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,036 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 65 Criminal Cases
- Made 79 Criminal Arrests
There were six (6) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in November 2005. Seven (7) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Christian County had one double fatality. Crittenden County had two single fatalities. Hopkins County had two single fatalities. Muhlenberg County had one single fatality. Four (4) victims were not wearing a seatbelt, two (2) victims were not wearing helmets and one (1) victim is unknown if a seatbelt was worn.
For the entire year, forty-six (46) people have been killed in forty-three (43) crashes in the Post 2 District. Twenty-eight (28) victims were not wearing a seatbelt, five (5) victims were wearing a seatbelt, five (5) victims were not wearing a helmet, three (3) victims were wearing a helmet and five (5) victims it is unknown if a seatbelt was worn.
Through November 30, 2004, fifty (50) people had been killed in forty-six (46) crashes in the Post 2 District.
As the holiday season is upon us, the Kentucky State Police remind everyone to slow down and 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.
BUCKLE UP KENTUCKY-IT'S THE Law & It'S ENFORCED!