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Post 8 Activity for May 2017 - Monthly Traffic Safety Checkpoint Announcement

Date of News Release: 06/14/2017

Morehead, Ky. (June 12, 2017) --Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for May 2017. During May, Post 8 personnel issued 1,160 total citations. Of those citations, 13 were for DUI, 89 were for Speeding, 101 for No Seat Belt, and 7 for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 513 Vehicle Inspections and 129 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 49 Traffic Collisions, 950 Complaints, opened 77 Criminal Cases, and made 219 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.