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TFC Stu Recke
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Stats From Post 2 For March 2006

Date of News Release: 04/03/2006

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

  • Arrested 44 Drunken Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,331 Citations
  • Issued 520 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 209 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 11 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 897 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 87 Crashes
  • Inspected 2,492 Vehicles
  • Assisted 177 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 1,042 Criminal Complaints
  • Opened 79 Criminal Cases
  • Made 106 Criminal Arrests

**There were three (3) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in March 2006. Three (3) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Single fatality crashes occurred in Muhlenberg, Todd and Webster Counties. Two victims were not wearing seatbelts and one victim was not wearing a helmet.

For the year of 2006, eight (8) people have been killed in 8 crashes in the Post 2 District. Three victims were not wearing a seatbelt, two victims were not wearing a helmet, one victim was wearing a seatbelt, one victim was a pedestrian and it is unknown if one victim was wearing a seatbelt.

Through March 31, 2005, ten (10) people had been killed in nine (9) 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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