MOREHEAD, Ky. (May 1, 2023) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for April 2023. During April, Post 8 personnel issued 1,516 total citations. Of those citations, 17 were for DUI, 306 were for Speeding, 175 for No Seat Belt and 4 were for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 253 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 29 Traffic Collisions, 606 Complaints, opened 41 Criminal Cases, and made 160 Criminal Arrests for the month of April.
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 which includes Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Rowan, Fleming, Mason, Lewis, Powell, Wolfe, Morgan and Elliott counties during the entire month of May, 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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