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TFC Stu Recke
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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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