Stories tagged with: Ohio State Highwat Patrol

May 23, 2016 - 2:59pm
5 weeks 2 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the OVU checkpoint at Northpointe Drive has been successfully completed.

259 vehicles drove through the checkpoint Friday, 4 vehicles were diverted for sobriety testing including a vehicle which was emitting the odor of burnt marijuana.

"We had heard and seen a lot of good response from the community so we consider it a successful check point," said
Ohio State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Matt Boyd. "Our primary goal with...

May 19, 2016 - 3:57pm
5 weeks 6 days ago

In the effort to maintain safe roads, local authorities will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Muskingum County this weekend.

The three hour long sobriety checkpoint was announced early Thursday by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Lt. Matt Boyd told us they're aiming to further educate the motoring public and bring awareness to the dangers of impaired drivers.

"Our overall goal in having the sobriety checkpoint is to just bring more awareness to the dangers of impaired driving...

March 12, 2016 - 4:52pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

 Ohio State Highway Patrol charges a Lancaster man with 6th OVI offense.

The Ohio State Patrol Troopers have charged 49 year old, Neil A. Morgan with operating under the influence for the 6th time. Morgan, a Lancaster resident was arrested on March 8, 2016 after being stopped for a speed violation on 33A and Wilson Lane.

Morgan was scheduled to appear in Fairfield County Municipal Court on March 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

December 29, 2015 - 6:27pm
26 weeks 1 day ago

We are just days away from the new year, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol is taking precautions to ensure the safety of all motorists.

Experts say New Year's is one of the most dangerous holidays for travelers. And for that reason, the state highway patrol is increasing law enforcement.

"We had the latitude of deciding if we wanted to have check points or additional patrols. Check points are a great way to reach out and talk to a lot of people because, we stop people...

March 2, 2015 - 8:10am
1 year 17 weeks ago

Top stories for Monday, March 2, 2015:

Snow Emergencies

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:00 A.M. Coshocton, Guernsey, Morgan, Muskingum and Perry Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency.

Weekend Accidents

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Icy road conditions are to blame for two separate accidents on Interstate 70 Sunday evening after motorists lost control switching lanes. Trooper Drew Untied with the Granville Post of the...

January 22, 2015 - 8:39am
1 year 22 weeks ago

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One of Two Bodies Identified

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) -The Muskingum County Sheriffs office have publicly identified one of the two bodies found dead in a home just outside of Adamsville. The bodies of 77-year-old Carolyn Eileen Porter and a 64 year-old male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his family, were found in a residence at 5180 West Road on Tuesday.

House Fire on Crew...

January 6, 2015 - 10:16am
1 year 25 weeks ago

Here are the top 5 stories to start your day:

Snow Emergencies as of 9:00 AM

Under a level one snow emergency:

Muskingum County
Perry County
Guernsey County

Under a level 2 snow emergency:

Coshocton County

Muskingum Riverway Advocacy Council

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) - The Muskingum Riverway Advocacy Council is working on clearing the river from snags and debris. President, Jake...

December 23, 2014 - 8:17am
1 year 27 weeks ago

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Barr Pleads Not Guilty

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) - The suspect charged with shooting two Zanesville men at a home on Woodlawn Avenue appeared in common pleas court Monday. 18-year-old Robert Barr pled not guilty to two counts of attempted murder, felonious assault, and three counts of aggravated robbery.

Single Vehicle Fatal Accident

THORNVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - A Thornville woman is...

September 30, 2014 - 5:20pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle accident that happened on State Route 146 near Zane State College Tuesday morning.

Trooper Joshua Weaver says that 20-year-old Matthew Sheets was driving a red Chevy westbound on state route 146 shortly before 11:00 a.m. this morning when he went left of center hitting 16-year-old Paige Roe. Roe tried to swerve to miss sheets car but was hit head on. Trooper Weaver says sheets could be looking at multiple charges.

"Mr....

September 12, 2013 - 8:38pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

A woman suffered injuries after her car careened into an embankment on Linden Avenue at around 6:30 Thursday evening.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says that the woman was traveling towards Zanesville going southbound when she struck a mini van and lost control of her vehicle. The victim was alone at the time of the accident.

"No passengers in the car, I believe there was one male passenger in the van. The occupants of the van don't appear to have any...

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