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February Activity with March Checkpoint

Date of News Release: 03/02/2015

(Morehead, KY) - Kentucky State Police at Post 8 Morehead announce the final traffic and criminal activity report for February 2015. During February Post 8 personnel issued 1,868 total citations. Of those citations, 17 were for DUI, 278 were for Speeding, 129 for No Seat Belt, and 8 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 1,221 Vehicle Inspections and 301 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 45 Traffic Collisions. Post 8 personnel also investigated 962 Complaints. A total of 54 Criminal Cases were opened and 240 Criminal Arrests were made for the month of February 2015.

Additionally, Captain Brian Bowling, Commander of the Kentucky State Police at Morehead, announces that Troopers of the Morehead Post will be conducting Safety Checkpoints in addition to Moving Patrols throughout the Post 8 area during the entire month of March as well the remainder of the year 2015. Motorists are urged to be cautious and obey reduced speeds through road constructions.

This concentrated enforcement effort will utilize Troopers and Detectives assigned to and working the Morehead post area. Members of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) will also be utilized. They will focus on enforcing violations of Speeding, No Seat Belt, Child Restraint, Impaired Driving Laws, and Texting While Driving, as well as other violations of the Traffic Laws of Kentucky.