Stories tagged with: Lt. Matt Boyd

June 23, 2014 - 5:02pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said nearly 400 cars passed through their sobriety checkpoint on Maple Avenue Friday night.

The checkpoint was held between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. just north of Kay Drive. Despite a large volume of vehicles, Lt. Matt Boyd said the troopers encountered virtually no issues with drivers.

"We made contact with 383 people in the checkpoint," Boyd said. "We did not get any impaired drivers out of the...

June 2, 2014 - 5:23am
12 weeks 2 days ago

The search for two reportedly missing teens from Cleveland ends just west of Cambridge. 

Ohio State Highway Patrol's Zanesville Post Commander Lt. Matt Boyd said they received an alert early Sunday about a vehicle containing two missing juvenile females from Cleveland. The alert came from their Criminal Intelligence Unit. 

That vehicle was located just after midnight Monday morning traveling east on Interstate 70, west of Cambridge in Guernsey County. 

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December 11, 2013 - 6:19pm
37 weeks 5 hours ago

With the rise in accidents this time of year, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to pay attention and slow down.

Lieutenant Matt Boyd of the Zanesville Post, says traveling at an unsafe speed while the roads are bad is the number one cause of accidents during the winter months.

"Just because the speed limit is 70 MPH on the interstate certainly doesn't mean it's safe to drive 70 MPH when the road are like they have been," Lt. Boyd explained....

May 13, 2013 - 11:55am
1 year 15 weeks ago

Two law enforcement vehicles suffer damage during two separate incidents involving a stolen vehicle.

Monday morning Zanesville Post Commander Lt. Matt Boyd said a New Concord Police Department SUV was struck by a vehicle driven by 32-year-old Joshua Sherrard of Newark, who then fled the scene.

New Concord Police pursued the vehicle on US 40 west, the car then traveled on to Interstate 70 west. The State Patrol joined the pursuit and it ended when the vehicle tried to...

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