TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For July 2006
Date of News Release: 08/01/2006
For the month of July 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 48 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,532 Citations
- Issued 640 Speeding Citations
- Issued 113 Seatbelt Citations
- Issued 121 Seatbelt Warnings
- Issued 15 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 1,049 Courtesy
- Investigated 79 Crashes
- Inspected 3,485 Vehicles
- Assisted 179 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,113 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 91 Criminal Cases
- Made 117 Criminal Arrests
There were four (4) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in July 2006. Four (4) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Two single fatality crashes occurred in Caldwell County and two single fatality crashes occurred in Christian County. Three victims were not wearing helmets and one victim was wearing a seatbelt.
Through July 31, 2006 twenty-six (26) people have been killed in twenty-three (23) crashes in the Post 2 District. Fourteen (14) victims were not wearing seatbelts, five (5) victims were not wearing a helmet, four (4) victims were wearing a seatbelt, two (2) victims were pedestrians and the seatbelt status of one (1) victim is unknown.
Through July 31, 2005, twenty-three (23) people had been killed in twenty-two (22) 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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