Troopers of the Morehead Post will be conducting Safety Checkpoints in addition
Morehead, Ky. (June 10,, 2019) –– Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for May 2019. During May, Post 8 personnel issued 1,754 total citations. Of those citations, 26 were for DUI, 351 were for Speeding, 238 for No Seat Belt. In addition, there were 1,799 Vehicle Inspections and 218 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 30 Traffic Collisions, 649 Complaints, opened 60 Criminal Cases, and made 227 Criminal Arrests for the month of May.
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 June, 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.