Stories tagged with: Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol

September 15, 2011 - 9:20am
2 years 48 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said they'll be conducting an OVI Checkpoint this weekend.

The checkpoint will take place in Coshocton County Friday night. The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

Zanesville Post Commander Lt. Steven Rhine said that the checkpoints are a safe and effective deterrent to impaired driving and are an ideal complement to the state's enforcement efforts.

The checkpoint is just one of four...

September 6, 2011 - 1:20pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

It was a busy Labor Day weekend for local law enforcement.

Sergeant Clark Felix from the Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol said there weren't many accidents, but the number of stops and arrests were high.

"As far as the traffic goes, not many crashes, but we did make over 560 arrests, over 100 safety belt citations and over 900 traffic stops," said Felix.

Felix said there were 12 OVI arrests, and two of those were felonies.  He said that although there...

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