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Highway Patrol Reports On 2017 Drug Arrests; Increase Noted

6 Feb , 2018  

Numbers released this week by the Ohio State Highway Patrol paint a sobering picture when it comes to felony drug cases it handled during 2017.

In fact, troopers made a total of 16,653 such arrests, a number which represents a 25% increase over the previous year and a 35% increase over the previous three year average. More…

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Ohioans Encouraged To Pay Attention To Increased Deer Activity

27 Oct , 2017  

Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Paul Pride are encouraging Ohioans to complete an insurance review and to drive with extra caution. November is the leading month for deer-vehicle crashes in the state.

“Ohioans can protect themselves by committing to attentive driving and having the appropriate insurance in place,” Froment said. “Driver focus is vital the entire year, especially in November with the amount of increased deer activity.”  More…

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Highway Patrol Promotes Labor Day Weekend Safety

1 Sep , 2017  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roadways. Motorists can all have a part in keeping the roadway safe by never driving impaired and designating a sober driver. More…

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Memorial Day Weekend Remains Deadly On Ohio Roads

1 Jun , 2017  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 14 deaths on Ohio roadways over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend. In 2016, 15 fatalities occurred, and 16 occurred in 2015. One of this year’s fatalities was a motorcyclist, and seven were pedestrians. More…

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Ohio Highway Patrol Numbers Holding Steady Year To Year

18 May , 2017  

The Ohio Highway Patrol is seeing a shift in activity in Richland County over the first four and a half months of this year as compared to 2016. As of May 14, enforcement stops by the Patrol had decreased almost five percent, while non-enforcement activity, including warnings and motorist assists, has risen almost 11 percent. More…

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Retiring State Trooper Recognized

8 Jan , 2017  

State Senator Larry Obhof (R-Medina) this week presented retiring Major Chad M. McGinty with a Senate commendation recognizing his 27 years of service to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

“I’m honored to recognize Major McGinty today for his exemplary career as a State Highway Patrol officer,” said Obhof. “He has dedicated his life to protecting Ohioans with the utmost integrity and strong moral character.” More…