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Post 16 Memorial Day Weekend Enforcement Results

Date of News Release: 06/01/2011

(Henderson, KY.) -- The Kentucky State Police Post 16 in Henderson issued 730 citations over the Memorial Day weekend. This period started May 27, 2011 at 6:00p.m. and ended at midnight on May 30, 2011. Over the three days, troopers issued 117 speeding violations; 19 driving under the influence arrests; 359 seatbelt violations; seven child restraint violations; 53 criminal arrests; 934 vehicle inspections and 26 "other" citations.

Troopers worked additional hours to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Last year, eight people died over the Memorial Day weekend. This year, preliminary statistics indicate two deaths on Kentucky roadways.

KSP Post 16 is responsible for Henderson, Union, Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean Counties.

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