TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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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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