TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Post 15 Monthly Activity Report For December 2006
Date of News Release: 01/03/07
(Columbia, KY) - During the month of December 2006, there were 67 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.
There were seven fatalities:
JOHN WESLEY HILL, Lebanon, Kentucky was killed in Washington County on 12/02/06,
TIMOTHY M. RUSSELL, Springfield, Kentucky was killed in Washington County on 12/10/06,
JEFFREY D. YATES, Springfield, Kentucky was killed in Washington County on 12/12/06,
PHYLLIS JEAN COFFEY, Campbellsville, Kentucky was killed in Marion County on 12/13/06,
DELTON RIDDLE, Summer Shade, Kentucky was killed in Monroe County on 12/15/06,
MONTANEZ BASILIO, Russell Springs, Kentucky was killed in Russell County on 12/22/06,
LENUEL S. FLINCHUM, Campbellsville, Kentucky was killed in Taylor County on 12/26/06.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 61 compared with 54 through this same period in 2005.
State wide fatality count stands at 907 compared with 985 through this same period in 2005.
During the month of December 2006, there were 1,531 citations written, 416 courtesy notices written, 2,721 vehicles inspected, 1,104 complaints answered, 90 motorists assisted, 93 criminal cases opened and 249 criminal arrests made.