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TFC Stu Recke
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Stats From Post 2 For January 2007

Date of News Release: 02/01/2007

For the month of January 2007, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 33 Drunken Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,746 Citations
  • Issued 459 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 330 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 36 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 968 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 72 Crashes
  • Inspected 2,431 Vehicles
  • Assisted 166 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 1,105 Criminal Complaints
  • Opened 70 Criminal Cases
  • Made 139 Criminal Arrests

**There were three (3) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in January 2007. Three (3) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Single fatalities occurred in Christian, Crittenden and Webster Counties. Two (2) victims were not wearing a seatbelt and one (1) victim was wearing a seatbelt.

Through January 31, 2006, one (1) person had been killed in one (1) crash 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.

Throughout the month, troopers from the Madisonville Kentucky State Police Post will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 2 District. At these checkpoints, troopers will be targeting impaired drivers, checking for properly restrained adults and children and observing for any other safety violations. For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, you may refer to the web site: www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post2_checkpoints.htm.

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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