TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Stats From Post 2 For March 2008
Date of News Release: 04/01/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - For the month of March 2008, Post 2 reports the following activity:
- Arrested 40 Drunken Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,441 Citations
- Issued 488 Speeding Citations
- Issued 165 Seatbelt Citations
- Issued 21 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 693 Courtesy Notices
- Investigated 72 Crashes
- Assisted 293 Stranded Motorists
- Answered 1,069 Calls For Service
- Opened 64 Criminal Cases
- Made 172 Criminal Arrests
**There were four (4) fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in March 2008. Four (4) people were killed as a result of the crashes. Single fatality crashes occurred in Christian, Hopkins, Muhlenberg and Todd Counties. Three (3) victims were not wearing restraints and one (1) was not wearing a helmet. Through March 31, 2008 eight (8) people have been killed in eight (8) crashes in the Post 2 District. Seven (7) victims were not wearing restraints and one (1) victim was not wearing a helmet.
Through March 31, 2007, eleven (11) people had been killed in eleven (11) 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.
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.