Morehead, KY. (May 3, 2021) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for April 2021. During April, Post 8 personnel issued 1,447 total citations. Of those citations, 19 were for DUI, 406 were for Speeding, 279 for No Seat Belt and 11 were for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 158 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 25 Traffic Collisions, 624 Complaints, opened 66 Criminal Cases, and made 162 Criminal Arrests for the month of April.
Additionally, Captain Danny Caudill, 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 May, 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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