TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For November 2006
Date of News Release: 12/05/2006
For the month of November 2006, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 71 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,571 Citations
- Issued 591 Speeding Citations
- Issued 128 Seatbelt Warnings
- Issued 11 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 930 Courtesy
- Investigated 118 Crashes
- Inspected 3,334 Vehicles
- Assisted 166 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,201 Criminal Complaints
- Opened 69 Criminal Cases
- Made 199 Criminal Arrests
There were three (3) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in November 2006. Five (5) people were killed as a result of the crashes. One triple fatality crash occurred in Hopkins County. Two single fatality crashes occurred in Muhlenberg County. Three (3) victims were not wearing seatbelts, one (1) victim was wearing a seatbelt and the seatbelt status of one (1) victim is unknown.
Through November 30, 2006 forty-five (45) people have been killed in thirty-seven (37) crashes in the Post 2 District. Twenty-five (25) victims were not wearing seatbelts, six (6) victims were not wearing a helmet, nine (9) victims were wearing a seatbelt, three (3) victims were pedestrians and the seatbelt status of two (2) victims is unknown.
Through November 30, 2005, forty-six (46) people had been killed in forty-three (43) 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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