Stories tagged with: OVI

May 23, 2016 - 2:59pm
4 days 17 hours 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...

April 7, 2016 - 4:01am
7 weeks 2 days ago

A Coshocton woman enters a plea in connection to charges of driving the wrong way on Interstate 70 while under the influence. 

Muskingum County Court records show that 24-year-old Emily Eppley plead not guilty to OVI Under the Influence in front of Judge Jay Vinsel. 

A trial date is set for May 13. 

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said that Eppley was driving the wrong way on westbound Interstate 70 in Zanesville just before 2am on Sunday. 


April 3, 2016 - 12:14pm
7 weeks 6 days ago

A 24- year old Coshocton woman has been arrested for driving under the influence. 

Around 2 a.m.. Sunday Ohio State Highway Patrol received a 911 call of a driver driving the wrong way on Interstate 70. Troopers spotted the car near Airport Road traveling on the wrong side of the road. Troopers were able to get the car to stop near the I-70 rest area. Sergeant Jeffrey Jirles said the driver tested more than 2 1/2 times the legal limit for alcohol.

"The public's...

March 12, 2016 - 4:52pm
10 weeks 6 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 24, 2015 - 4:53am
22 weeks 2 days ago
The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol says it charged an area man with his 5th operating a vehicle under the influence offense. Lt. Matt Boyd says 32-year-old David Arbuckle of Zanesville was stopped for a traffic violation just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Arbuckle is scheduled to appear in Zanesville Municipal Court on December 28th at 9:00 a.m.
November 10, 2015 - 11:50am
28 weeks 4 days ago
Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett appeared in Franklin County Municipal Court for his arraignment on a charge of operating a vehicle under the influence. He pleaded guilty and the judge ordered him to attend a three day intervention program, fined him 400 dollars and suspended his license for 180 days. The 20-year-old Barrett was cited for a misdemeanor at a Columbus police checkpoint two weeks ago. Police say a breath test showed him over the limit. Coach Urban Myer has said Barrett told him...
November 10, 2015 - 5:08am
28 weeks 4 days ago

A Zanesville man facing his seventh OVI appears in Muskingum Common Pleas Court on Monday.

Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced 40-year-old Scott Mautz to thirty months in prison on one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a second count was dropped at sentencing.

He also will have his driver's license suspended for life and pay a mandatory fine. He will undergo drug and alcohol treatment while in prison.

According to the State Highway Patrol just before...

November 2, 2015 - 4:33am
29 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said they've charged a Zanesville man with operating a vehicle under the influence for the fifth time. 

The patrol said 52-year-old Timothy J. Wilson was arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Friday at 2:14am in the City of Zanesville. 

He's scheduled to appear in Zanesville Municipal Court on Wednesday, November 3 at 9:00am.



June 23, 2015 - 9:40pm
48 weeks 3 days ago

The Highway Patrol says excessive speed and prescription drug use are thought to be contributing factors in a single car accident Tuesday that knocked over a live electric pole, a mailbox and left one lucky driver with only minor injuries.

The accident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evening in the 1600 block of Dietz Lane and left the vehicle, a maroon Dodge 2500, with substantial damage. Trooper Troy Hale with the Ohio State Highway Patrol explained more.


May 3, 2015 - 4:13pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

 The Ohio State Highway Patrol has charged a man with his 7th OVI. 

According to the Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Scott D. Mautz of Zanesville was arrested at 12:49 a.m. Sunday after being stopped for a traffic violation. The case is being presented to the Muskingum County Prosecutor, pending further charges. 

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