Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Post 3 Activity for October 2005
Date of News Release: 11/16/2005
(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 October 2005.
Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,406 citations of which 535 were for speeding, 80 for no seatbelts, and 8 for no child restraint. Twenty-six people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Troopers issued 430 courtesy notices investigated 100 accidents, of which 4 were fatalities and assisted 228 motorists, while inspecting 1,875 vehicles.
Detectives and Troopers investigated 1,289 complaints, and opened 121 criminal cases, and made 207 criminal arrests, and investigated 6 non-criminal cases.
Troopers also worked 728 special details and programs for October.
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."