Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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September Activity with October Checkpoint
Date of News Release: 10/04/2013
(Morehead, KY) - Kentucky State Police at Post 8 Morehead announce the final traffic and criminal activity report for September 2013. During September, Post 8 personnel issued 1,821 total citations. Of those citations, 26 were for DUI, 211 were for Speeding, 142 for No Seat Belt, and 20 for Child Restraint violations. In addition, there were 2,170 Vehicle Inspections and 295 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 60 Traffic Collisions, including two fatal collisions; one occurred in Fleming County and one in Powell County. Post 8 personnel also investigated 1085 Complaints. A total of 55 Criminal Cases were opened and 295 Criminal Arrests were made for September of 2013.
Additionally, Captain Brian Bowling, Commander of the Kentucky State Police at Morehead, announces 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 2013. 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.