TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Post 15 activity report for February
Date of News Release: 03/02/2011
(Russell County, Ky.) -- During the month of February, 2011, there were 22 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 February in the Post 15 area:
Irvin, Rodney; of Russell Springs, KY, was killed in Russell Co, KY on 02/03/11.
Mattingly, Barbara; of Lebanon, KY, was killed in Marion Co, KY on 02/07/11.
Vibbert, Sherri; of Jamestown, KY, was killed in Russell Co, KY on 02/15/11.
This brings our yearly fatality count to 5 compared with 3 through this same period in 2010.
State wide fatality count stands at 87 compared with 99 through this same period in 2010.
During the month of February, 2011, there were 1167 citations written, 402 courtesy notices written, 1299 vehicles inspected, 639 complaints answered, 102 motorists assisted, 51 criminal cases opened and 183 criminal arrests made.