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News Release

Post 8 Activity for January 2017
Monthly Traffic Safety Checkpoint Announcement

Date of News Release: 02/05/2017

Morehead, KY(February 06, 2017) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for January 2017. During January Post 8 personnel issued 1,302 total citations. Of those citations, 19 were for DUI, 204 were for Speeding, 73 for No Seat Belt, and 14 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 858 Vehicle Inspections and 291 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 58 Traffic Collisions, 804 Complaints, opened 61 Criminal Cases, and made 129 Criminal Arrests for the month of January.

Additionally, Captain Kenneth K. Bowman, 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 February, as well as the remainder of the year. Motorists are urged to be cautious and obey reduced speeds through road construction zones.

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.