MOREHEAD, Ky. (November 1, 2022) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for October 2022. During October, Post 8 personnel issued 1,362 total citations. Of those citations, 11 were for DUI, 300 were for Speeding, 199 for No Seat Belt and 5 were for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 85 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 68 Traffic Collisions, 535 Complaints, opened 40 Criminal Cases, and made 207 Criminal Arrests for the month of October.
Additionally, Captain John Dowdy, Post 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 November, 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.
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