Morehead, Ky. (August 1, 2022) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead announces the final traffic and criminal activity report for July 2022. During July, Post 8 personnel issued 1,503 total citations. Of those citations, 4 were for DUI, 279 were for Speeding, 280 for No Seat Belt and 12 were for Child Restraint. In addition, there were 86 Courtesy Notices issued. Post 8 also investigated 24 Traffic Collisions, 640 Complaints, opened 51 Criminal Cases, and made 212 Criminal Arrests for the month of July.
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 August, 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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