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: 11/02/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- During the month of October, 2010, there were 40 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 seven fatalities during the month of October in the Post 15 area:
Cravens, John Eric; of Albany, KY, was killed in Clinton Co, KY on 10/02/10.
Pinkston, Shannon; of Bardstown, KY, was killed in Marion Co, KY on 10/03/10.
Grider, Timothy G.; of Liberty, KY, was killed in Casey Co, KY on 10/08/10.
Vibbert, Cloe; of Summer Shade, KY was killed in Metcalfe Co, KY on 10/08/10.
Cox, George; of Campbellsville, KY, was killed in Taylor Co, KY on 10/14/10.
Schonder, Austin; of Russell Springs, KY, was killed in Adair Co, KY on 10/22/10.
McClister, Rhonda; of Russell Springs, KY, was killed in Cumberland Co, KY on 10/30/10.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 22 compared with 39 through this same period in 2009.
State wide fatality count stands at 630 compared with 659 through this same period in 2009.
During the month of October, 2010, there were 816 citations written, 320 courtesy notices written, 1428 vehicles inspected, 905 complaints answered, 131 motorists assisted, 77 criminal cases opened and 270 criminal arrests made.