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February Activity with March Checkpoint

Date of News Release: 03/02/2016

(Morehead, KY) - Kentucky State Police at Post 8 Morehead announce the final traffic and criminal activity report for February 2016. During February, Post 8 personnel issued 1,942 total citations. Of those citations, 36 were for DUI, 239 were for Speeding, 143 for No Seat Belt, and 15 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 1,337 Vehicle Inspections and 401 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 28 Traffic Collisions and investigated 954 Complaints. A total of 47 Criminal Cases were opened and 252 Criminal Arrests were made for the month of February.

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 March as well the remainder of the year 2016. 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.