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: 09/07/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- During the month of August, 2010, there were 30 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 two fatalities during the month of July in the Post 15 area:
Shoffner, James Patrick; of New Haven, KY, was killed in Marion Co. KY on 08/14/10.
Johnson, James O.; of Russell Springs, KY, was killed in Casey Co, KY on 08/08/10.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 14 compared with 29 through this same period in 2009.
State wide fatality count stands at 493 compared with 519 through this same period in 2009.
During the month of August, 2010, there were 486 citations written, 137 courtesy notices written, 802 vehicles inspected, 881 complaints answered, 67 motorists assisted, 99 criminal cases opened and 113 criminal arrests made.