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TFC Stu Recke
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Stats From Post 2 For February 2006

Date of News Release: 03/06/2006

For the month of February 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 36 Drunken Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,050 Citations
  • Issued 378 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 167 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 8 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 620 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 101 Crashes
  • Inspected 1,707 Vehicles
  • Assisted 197 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 998 Criminal Complaints
  • Opened 72 Criminal Cases
  • Made 106 Criminal Arrests

**There were two (2) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in February 2006. Two (2) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Single fatality crashes occurred in Christian and Muhlenberg Counties. One victim was a pedestrian and it is unknown if the other victim was wearing a seatbelt.

For the year of 2006, three (3) people have been killed in 3 crashes in the Post 2 District. One victim was not wearing a helmet, one victim was a pedestrian and it is unknown if one victim was wearing a seatbelt.

Through February 28, 2005, five (5) people had been killed in five (5) 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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