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Post 12 Kentucky State Police and the Frankfort Police Department Conducted Two Traffic Safety Checkpoints

Date of News Release: 02/26/2006

(Frankfort, KY) - On Saturday February 25, 2006, the Kentucky State Police and the Frankfort Police Department conducted two Traffic Safety Checkpoints at the junction of Holmes Street and Swigert Drive and Holmes Street and Mero Avenue. The Checkpoints were conduct between 2200 hours and 0100 hours. Approximately, eleven (11) Kentucky State Troopers, six (6) Frankfort Police Officers and three (3) K-9's were utilized during the detail.

Through this collaborative effort, the two agencies inspected approximately 150 vehicles for motor vehicle violations during a three-hour period. Fifty-four (54) Citations were issues for various violations including Driving under the influence, Failure to wear seatbelts, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Controlled Substances and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon. Six (6) arrest were made and sixty-six (66) Courtesy Notices were written.

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