Stories tagged with: Zanesville Post of State Highway Patrol

June 30, 2014 - 12:01pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

While many will be busy with holiday travel plans this weekend, the State Highway Patrol will be busy trying to keep the roadways safe.

Lt. Matt Boyd with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said they will have all troopers out on the roadways and putting in overtime.

"We have all the troopers at the post scheduled out to work this weekend as well as the supervisors," Boyd said. "In addition to that, we have several hours of overtime that we got...

June 23, 2014 - 4:02pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said nearly 400 cars passed through their sobriety checkpoint on Maple Avenue Friday night.

The checkpoint was held between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. just north of Kay Drive. Despite a large volume of vehicles, Lt. Matt Boyd said the troopers encountered virtually no issues with drivers.

"We made contact with 383 people in the checkpoint," Boyd said. "We did not get any impaired drivers out of the...

November 26, 2013 - 11:43am
2 years 10 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has chosen this year's trooper of the year.

Lt. William Boyd said that the post has chosen 31-year-old Trooper Keith Roe. For his outstanding service during 2013.

Roe joined the patrol in 2004 and has served at the Zanesville Post throughout his career.

He's originally from Quaker City and is a graduate of Buckeye Trail High School and Zane State College.

October 11, 2013 - 2:54pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

A local Auxiliary Officer with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol was honored for his crucial role in saving an infant's life.

Chris Scarberry received a certificate of recognition at the Newton Township Fire Department for his swift response that kept one year old Kavan Gardner alive.

"As soon as I grabbed the baby, it was very hot so I started taking his clothes off so it could cool down and I opened up his airways so he could start passing air,"said...

July 16, 2013 - 2:15am
2 years 29 weeks ago

A 69-year-old Cleveland man succumbs to his injuries after a Monday afternoon accident.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said John Deacon Junior was on his way home from a day of sightseeing Monday when the crash occurred.

The Post said that Deacon Jr. was traveling on State Route 93 near Eastpointe Drive around 4 p.m. when his 2007 Harley-Davidson went left of center striking the left side of a southbound 2001 Ford F-250 pickup truck. The truck was driven by 53-...

July 27, 2012 - 9:34am
3 years 27 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol targeted an area on Interstate 70 between two music festivals in the area on Thursday and Friday of last week. 157 traffic stops were made.

"We did have six ovi-related arrests, from impaired drivers. We did end up seizing the detail... End up seizing 1,400 dollars in
cash. We had two felony drug charges and five misdemeanor drug charges," said Lt...

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