Morehead, KY. (October 1, 2021) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for September 2021. During September, Post 8 personnel issued 1,334 total citations. Of those citations, 21 were for DUI, 337 were for Speeding, 250 for No Seat Belt and 7 were for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 120 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 15 Traffic Collisions, 608 Complaints, opened 60 Criminal Cases, and made 221 Criminal Arrests for the month of September.
Additionally, Captain John Dowdy, Post 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 October, 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.
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