TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For October 2006
Date of News Release: 11/08/2006
For the month of October 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 40 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,110 Citations
- Issued 384 Speeding Citations
- Issued 139 Seatbelt Warnings
- Issued 9 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 681 Courtesy
- Investigated 98 Crashes
- Inspected 2,144 Vehicles
- Assisted 122 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,201 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 82 Criminal Cases
- Made 156 Criminal Arrests
There were five (5) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in October 2006. Seven (7) people were killed as a result of the crashes. One triple fatality crash and one single fatality crash occurred in Christian County. Single fatality crashes also occurred in Caldwell, Muhlenberg and Todd Counties. Five (5) victims were not wearing seatbelts and two (2) victims were wearing seatbelts.
Through October 31, 2006 forty (40) people have been killed in thirty-four (34) crashes in the Post 2 District. Twenty-two (22) victims were not wearing seatbelts, six (6) victims were not wearing a helmet, eight (8) victims were wearing a seatbelt, three (3) victims were pedestrians and the seatbelt status of one (1) victim is unknown.
Through October 31, 2005, thirty-nine (39) people had been killed in thirty-seven (37) 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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