TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For August 2006
Date of News Release: 09/05/2006
For the month of August 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 41 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,312 Citations
- Issued 457 Speeding Citations
- Issued 313 Seatbelt Warnings
- Issued 17 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 838 Courtesy
- Investigated 74 Crashes
- Inspected 3,065 Vehicles
- Assisted 160 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,164 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 126 Criminal Cases
- Made 178 Criminal Arrests
There was one (1) fatal crash reported in the Post 2 District in August 2006. Two (2) people were killed as a result of the crash. One double fatality crash occurred in Muhlenberg County. Neither victim was wearing a seatbelt.
Through August 31, 2006 twenty-eight (28) people have been killed in twenty-four (24) crashes in the Post 2 District. Sixteen (16) 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 August 31, 2005, twenty-eight (28) people had been killed in twenty-seven (27) 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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