During the month of January, 2018, there were 9 traffic accidents investigated by State Police working the Columbia, Kentucky post 15 area which includes Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties. There were three fatalities on Post 15 roadways during the month of January, 2018.
• Dewey D. Sturgell, 49 of Casey County, killed in Taylor County on January 5th
• Kerri Lee Sturgell, 43 of Casey County, killed in Taylor County on January 5th
• Joseph P. Coop, 44 of Clinton County, killed in Clinton County on January 16th
During the month of January, 2018, in the Columbia, Kentucky Post 15 area there were 1,060 citations written, 238 courtesy notices written, 971 vehicles inspected, 654 complaints answered, 130 motorists assisted, 46 criminal cases opened and 272 criminal arrests made.