Stories tagged with: patrol

December 24, 2013 - 11:47am
28 weeks 5 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is urging Ohioans not to drink and drive during the holidays.  The Patrol says troopers will be out in full force and on the lookout for drunken drivers during the Christmas holiday and the week leading up to New Year’s Days.  The Patrol’s superintendent, Colonel Paul Pride says an increase in impaired driving can make that period one of the most dangerous times of the year on Ohio’s roads.  A year ago, seven people died between...

August 26, 2010 - 4:41pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

A 24-year-old Zanesville man involved in Tuesday's high speed chase is charged.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol met with the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office for a grand jury conference. Zanesville Post Commander, Lieutenant Steven Rine, says Harold Small Junior will face a felony count of failure to comply, one count of no motorcycle endorsement, and one count of driving under an FRA suspension. Prosecutor Mike Haddox says the charges carry a possible sentence of up to five years in...

May 21, 2010 - 5:24pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is working to make more than just the streets safer.

Starting soon, the reserve force of the sheriff's office will patrol the bike path between Dresden and Zanesville.

"We have all sorts of walks of life people from handicapped, to children, to elderly who use the trail, said Reserve Deputy Drake Prouty. "This is not only a sense of security, but we're going to emphasize the stopping at the intersection, making sure they have...

April 28, 2010 - 5:33pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Post in Fairfield County has moved. It can now be found on State Route 188, near the recently constructed US 33 Bypass.

Lieutenant Gary Lewis says because US 33 is a highly traveled road to and from Columbus, this location change gives troopers better access to the road. It also will ensure that the patrol can provide assistance to drivers at a quicker rate.

The move has been a two-day process, and Lewis says he was hoping to have computer and radio...

March 16, 2010 - 3:57pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

While many people will be wearing green and celebrating St. Patrick's Day tomorrow, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office will be out in force making sure everyone is staying safe.

Thanks to a grant, the sheriff's office will have extra cars patrolling for the holiday.

"We've got some slotted times around that day and around those weekends to put extra cruisers out on the streets," said Sheriff Matt Lutz. "St. Patrick's Day is a huge day for people to be...

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