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TFC Stu Recke
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Stats From Post 2 For December 2005

Date of News Release: 01/04/2006

For the month of December 2005, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 33 Drunken Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,492 Citations
  • Issued 420 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 255 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 16 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 842 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 105 Crashes
  • Inspected 2,872 Vehicles
  • Assisted 177 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 1,015 Criminal Complaints
  • Opened 101 Criminal Cases
  • Made 195 Criminal Arrests

There were two (2) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in December 2005. Two (2) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Single fatalities occurred in Muhlenberg and Webster Counties. Neither victim was wearing a seatbelt.

**For the entire year, forty-eight (48) people have been killed in forty-five (45) crashes in the Post 2 District. Thirty (30) 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 December 31, 2004, fifty-three (53) people were killed in forty-nine (49) 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.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.


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