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Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
(270) 782-2010
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August 2005 Activity Report

Date of News Release: 09/01/2005

(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - The Post Commander, Captain Bill Payton of the Kentucky State Police, Post 3 is reporting the following activity for the month of August 2005.

Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,419 citations of which 476 were for speeding, 83 for no seatbelts, and 7 for no child restraint. Thirty-eight people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Troopers issued 379 courtesy notices investigated 117 accidents, of which 5 were fatalities, and assisted 253 motorists, while inspecting 2,032 vehicles.

Detectives and Troopers investigated 1,449 complaints, and opened 202 criminal cases, and made 310 criminal arrests, and investigated 10 non-criminal cases.

Troopers also worked 854 special details and programs for August.

The Bowling Green Post encompasses Warren, Barren, Hart, Edmonson, Logan, Allen, Butler, and Simpson counties. To contact the Bowling Green Post you can call (270) 782-2010 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

"The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP."

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