Stories tagged with: DUI

January 2, 2011 - 9:49pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

The partying is done and 2011 is officially here...and surprisingly, the drunk driving arrests this past weekend were quite low.

Sergeant Clark Felix of The State Highway Patrol says there were only two drunk driving arrests this holiday weekend.  The Highway Patrol also handled eight wrecks with only two of them involving injuries; all of the wrecks were non-alcohol related.

"New Year's Eve really isn't a big time for us. There are so many people that take advantage of...

April 13, 2010 - 1:05pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

Authorities say a New Concord woman is charged with driving under the influence after causing an accident that sent an elderly couple to the hospital.

According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, 30-year-old Fonzi Cobler was travelling west on Interstate 70 near the Norwich exit around 10:20 Monday night when she struck another vehicle also headed west on I-70.
 

That vehicle was occupied by Perry and Virginia Harewood of Hillsboro, Ohio....

December 26, 2009 - 1:20pm
4 years 31 weeks ago


The Ohio State Highway Patrol had troopers out in full force over the holiday to look for drunk drivers.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says since noon on Christmas Eve, they arrested two people for drunk driving. Troopers say, that number is the same as last year. The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says troopers arrested one person drunk driving. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol did not have its DUI arrest total available....

December 24, 2009 - 10:35am
4 years 31 weeks ago

This holiday season if you plan on having a drink better plan on getting a ride home.

The Highway Patrol says they will be out targeting drunk drivers during the long Christmas and New Year's holiday season.

"Officers will be out in full force. At least two to three cars addition to the shift. Also during the night shift, during the hours where we do find impaired drivers," Lt. Chad Neal said from the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Lt. Neal says...

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