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Stats from Post 2 for January 2012

Date of News Release: 02/01/2012

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- For the month of January 2012, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 44 Impaired Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 2,00 Citations
  • Issued 766 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 121 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 9 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 905 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 67 Traffic Crashes
  • Assisted 189 Stranded Motorists
  • Responded to 819 Calls for Service
  • Opened 50 Criminal Cases
  • Made 238 Criminal Arrests

**There were three (3) fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of three (3) lives reported in the Post 2 District in January 2012. One fatal crash occurred in Christian County and two fatal crashes occurred in Muhlenberg County. Two victims were not wearing a seatbelt and one victim was wearing a seatbelt.

Through January 31, 2011, 2 people had been killed in 2 crashes in the Post 2 District.

Through December 31, 2010, 44 people had been killed in 38 crashes in the Post 2 District.

Throughout the month, troopers from the Madisonville Kentucky State Police Post will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 2 District. At these checkpoints, troopers will be targeting impaired drivers, checking for properly restrained adults and children and observing for any other violations. For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, you may refer to the web site: www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post2_checkpoints.htm.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.

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