Stories tagged with: OVI

September 15, 2013 - 10:37pm
44 weeks 2 days ago

A Coshocton man who was arrested early Sunday morning, is no stranger to jail cells, after being charged six separate times with the same offense.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says, 48 year old, Douglas S. Kirkbride has been charged for the sixth time of operating a vehicle under the influence. Around 3 am, Kirkbride was stopped for a traffic violation in Wayne Township in Muskingum County and was arrested after he appeared to be under the influence. He will appear in Muskingum County...

June 15, 2013 - 9:18am
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highwaty Patrol in Conjunction with the Zanesville Police Department  said they will hold an OVI checkpoint Saturday in Muskingum County.

The checkpoint will take place from 8 p.m to 12 a.m. on Pershing Road in Springfield Township.

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

May 4, 2013 - 7:41pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Pataskala Police Department will have an OVI checkpoint from 9:00-1:00 a.m. Saturday night on Broad Street in Pataskala.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is to deter and intercept impaired drivers and help prevent alcohol related injuries and fatal crashes.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, out of 36 alcohol related crashes, 11 of them were fatal. The Licking County Sheriff's Office is advising...

August 19, 2011 - 6:08pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Authorities release the name of a man who they say drove drunk and damaged three Zanesville homes this week.

Det. Sgt. Ric Roush says 37-year-old Troy Hyson has been charged with OVI, having no operator's license and failure-to-control in connection with the crash late Wednesday night.

Roush says Hyson had a beer in his hand when he drove a vehicle into homes on Curtis, Sevall and Pine Streets.

Hyson has a hearing scheduled for September 23rd in Zanesville Municipal...

May 31, 2011 - 5:21pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Memorial Day weekend has come to and end and the numbers are in.
 

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol was out in full force over the holiday weekend. State Trooper, Stephen Williams said, more than 600 stops were made, and about 400 of those were given citations. No serious injuries took place, but 3 minor injuries occurred, all of which involved a motorcycle.
 

"The fact that we didn't have any serious injury crashes, or any fatal...

March 4, 2011 - 5:39pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is increasing its efforts to enforce safety on the roadways and prevent drunk driving.

Reports show that last year there were 13,919 OVI related crashes on Ohio roadways, killing 397 people and injuring an additional 8,517. Sergeant Clark Felix said these numbers are unacceptable and need to be reduced.

"It's not just our problem, it's everyone's problem, everybody needs to talk to their friends if they're having parties at home or just family...

September 20, 2010 - 6:05pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

During its investigation, the Zanesville Post was able to determine that Binckley's license is under suspension for O.V.I. related charges.

The OVI tags on Binckley's car were visible at the scene. Lt. Rine says the first conviction happened back in March 2008 and the most recent was in May of 2010. WHIZ asked if alcohol may have been a contributing factor in this crash.

"We're looking at all avenues in this investigation. We don't know if it's impairment through sleep...

November 15, 2009 - 11:10am
4 years 35 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is facing OVI and failure to control charges after an accident in South Zanesville last night.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. on Greenhouse Road.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Tyler Shawger was traveling eastbound when he went off the right side of the road and then swerved toward the left side of the road, striking an embankment and overturning the Jeep.

Sergeant Jeremy Mendenhall says the driver was not injured in the...

November 14, 2009 - 6:15pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

One person is dead after an overnight accident on US 62 in Knox County.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. near Danville.

The Mount Gilead Post of the State Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Vicci Sapp was traveling eastbound on US 62 when she went off the right side of the road, hit a guardrail, slide across the roadway onto the left side of the road, and hit a second guardrail. The accident caused the car to overturn multiple times and ejected a front passenger, 41-year-old Angela...

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