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News Release

Post 8 Activity for February 2017
(Monthly Traffic Checkpoint Announcement)

Date of News Release: 03/8/2017

Morehead, KY(March 08, 2017) –– Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for February 2017. During February, Post 8 personnel issued 1,705 total citations. Of those citations, 20 were for DUI, 211 were for Speeding, 155 for No Seat Belt, and 16 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 1,135 Vehicle Inspections and 326 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 37 Traffic Collisions, 762 Complaints, opened 50 Criminal Cases, and made 221 Criminal Arrests 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 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.