Stories tagged with: Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol

October 26, 2011 - 4:17am
2 years 42 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said Interstate 70 westbound is closed Wednesday morning near the Gratiot exit after a semi rolls and catches on fire.

Troopers said motorists can expect the lanes to remain closed until at least 1pm as a diesel spill occurred on the bridge and the Ohio Department of Transportation assess damage done to the bridge.

Already traffic is backed up nearly two miles.

The State Patrol is asking motorists to take US 40 to SR 668 until the can get back...

September 6, 2011 - 10:13pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a man found dead Tuesday afternoon, hanging from a highway in Guernsey County.

According to the Patrol, troopers received a call shortly after 1:30 p.m. that the body of a young man was hanging from the overpass at mile post 52 on Interstate 77. The structure is over the Salt Fort Lake spillway.

The man has not yet been identified. The coroner and other investigators responded to the scene....

August 19, 2011 - 8:55am
3 years 3 days ago

The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint Friday in Guernsey County.

The checkpoint will take place from 8p.m. to 12a.m. on US 22 Glenn Highway near mile post 6. 

The checkpoint is funded by federal grand funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.  

August 30, 2010 - 4:33pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

State troopers in Guernsey County will be out in force throughout the month of September to reduce crashes.

The Cambridge post of the State Highway Patrol will be heavily targeting roadways throughout Guernsey County in an effort to encourage safe driving. It's a part of their "Adopt a Milepost" initiative.

"We're going to have an increased presence out. We're going to try to get people on roadways where you seldom see troopers at. So you'll see us out there in...

March 3, 2010 - 10:31pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol made a major drug bust on Interstate 70 eastbound Wednesday afternoon.

According to Dispatcher Ceculski, around 1:30 p.m. a trooper pulled a car over with Pennsylvania license plates for speeding near the 174 mile marker.

A State Patrol K-9 indicated there were drugs in the car and upon a search authorities discovered methamphetamine with a street value of $10,000 and drug paraphernalia.

The driver from...

October 2, 2009 - 5:22am
4 years 46 weeks ago

A semi-truck driver was lucky to escape injury after a crash around 11:15 Thursday night that left his truck in pieces.

According Trooper Brian Neff with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol, Charles King of Girard was traveling southbound on U.S. 22 near the London Dairy when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road.

The 33-year-old driver went off the road and the semi carrying 40-thousand pounds of grocery style peanut oil struck a utility pole and fence, flipping...

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