TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Post 15 Monthly Activity Report
Date of News Release: 08/11/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- During the month of July, 2010, there were 23 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 three fatalities during the month of July in the Post 15 area:
Basil, Jessie Ray; of Summer Shade, KY, was killed in Metcalfe Co. KY on 07/05/10.
Walters, Victor; of Elizabethtown, KY, was killed in Washington Co, KY on 07/16/10.
Sallee, Jerry L.; of Lebanon, KY, was killed in Marion Co., KY on 07/24/10.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 12 compared with 26 through this same period in 2009.
State wide fatality count stands at 409 compared with 458 through this same period in 2009.
During the month of July, 2010, there were 815 citations written, 219 courtesy notices written, 1441 vehicles inspected, 861 complaints answered, 119 motorists assisted, 105 criminal cases opened and 217 criminal arrests made.