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Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
(270) 782-2010
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Post 3 Activity for the Month of August 2008

Date of News Release: 09/18/2008

(Bowling Green) - The Post Commander, Captain Bill Payton of the Kentucky State Police, Post 3 is reporting the following activity for the month of August 2008.

Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,635 citations of which 416 were for speeding and 4 for no child restraint. Troopers issued 146 citations for no seatbelts. Sixty-five people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Troopers issued 460 courtesy notices investigated 87 accidents, of which 11 were fatals, and assisted 240 motorist, while inspecting 2,378 vehicles.

Detectives and Troopers investigated 1,465 complaints, and opened 96 criminal cases, and made 403 criminal arrests.

Troopers also worked 959 special details and programs for August.

In August, the nine Communications Officers at Post 3, received and placed a call volume of 18,053 requests.

The Bowling Green Post encompasses Warren, Barren, Hart, Edmonson, Logan, Allen, Butler, and Simpson counties. To contact the Bowling Green Post you may call (270) 782-2010 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

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