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News Release

Post 8 Activity for March 2017 - Monthly Traffic Safety Checkpoint Announcement

Date of News Release: 04/13/2017

Morehead, Ky. (April 12, 2017) –– Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for March 2017. During March, Post 8 personnel issued 1,599 total citations. Of those citations, 26 were for DUI, 195 were for Speeding, 137 for No Seat Belt, and 22 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 908 Vehicle Inspections and 214 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 39 Traffic Collisions, 840 Complaints, opened 65 Criminal Cases, and made 188 Criminal Arrests for the month of March.

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 April, 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.