TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For September 2006
Date of News Release: 10/02/2006
For the month of September 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 55 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,833 Citations
- Issued 744 Speeding Citations
- Issued 294 Seatbelt Warnings
- Issued 14 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 1,070 Courtesy
- Investigated 105 Crashes
- Inspected 3,712 Vehicles
- Assisted 170 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,052 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 84 Criminal Cases
- Made 182 Criminal Arrests
There were five (5) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in September 2006. Five (5) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Three single fatality crashes occurred in Christian County. Hopkins and Muhlenberg Counties each had one fatal crash. Two (2) victims were wearing seatbelts, one (1) victim was not wearing a seatbelt, one (1) victim was not wearing a helmet and one (1) victim was a pedestrian.
Through September 30, 2006 thirty-three (33) people have been killed in twenty-nine (29) crashes in the Post 2 District. Seventeen (17) victims were not wearing seatbelts, six (6) victims were not wearing a helmet, six (6) victims were wearing a seatbelt, three (3) victims were pedestrians and the seatbelt status of one (1) victim is unknown.
Through September 30, 2005, thirty (30) people had been killed in twenty-nine (29) 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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