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May Activity with June Checkpoint

Date of News Release: 06/03/2016

(Morehead, KY) - Kentucky State Police at Post 8 Morehead announce the final traffic and criminal activity report for May 2016. During May, Post 8 personnel issued 2,812 total citations. Of those citations, 38 were for DUI, 404 were for Speeding, 394 for No Seat Belt, and 21 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 2,231 Vehicle Inspections and 458 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 43 Traffic Collisions. Post 8 investigated 1,138 Complaints, opened 77 Criminal Cases, and made 252 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 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.