TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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July Monthly Activity From Post 15
Date of News Release: 08/01//07
(Columbia, KY) - During the month of July 2007, there were 41 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 five fatalities:
STEVE K. GIBBONS, Edmonton, Kentucky, was killed in Metcalfe County on 07/06/07,
TERESA M. GIBBONS, Edmonton, Kentucky was killed in Metcalfe County on 07/06/07,
CHRISTOPHER D. CAPPS, Burkesville, Kentucky was killed in Cumberland Co. on 07/10/07,
LEONART T. RILEY, III, Finley, Kentucky was killed in Marion County on 07/16/07, and
HAROLD E. PITTMAN, JR., Campbellsville, Kentucky was killed in Marion Co. on 07/28/07.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 20 compared with 29 through this same period in 2006.
State wide fatality count stands at 486 compared with 504 through this same period in 2006.
During the month of July 2007, there were 1,458 citations written, 241 courtesy notices written, 2,063 vehicles inspected, 1,082 complaints answered, 74 motorists assisted, 83 criminal cases opened and 287 criminal arrests made.