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2006 Media Releases

 

December 29, 2006 - 22 Officers graduate from Patrol’s Basic Peace Officer Class

December 27, 2006 - Patrol releases “Top 10” worst OVI counties in Ohio

December 27, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for OVI checkpoint

December 26, 2006 - Patrol reports holiday weekend safer than last year

December 21, 2006 - Patrol urges patience while driving in increased holiday traffic

December 21, 2006 - Patrol releases “Top 25 OVI At-Risk Roadways” for crashes during the holiday season

December 18, 2006 - Sergeant Gockstetter to serve as Patrol spokesperson

December 18, 2006 - Patrol continues investigation of plane crash in Bucyrus

December 17, 2006 - Patrol investigating plane crash in Bucyrus

December 15, 2006 - Troopers begin Operation C.A.R.E.
Holiday Lifesavers Weekend

December 11, 2006 - Visitor at Warren Correctional Institution arrested for Illegal Drug Conveyance

December 11, 2006 - 34 cadets have begun training at Patrol’s Academy

December 11, 2006 - Patrol seizes cocaine, heroin and marijuana valued at $251,730 in Miami County

December 11, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for OVI checkpoint

December 8, 2006 - Patrol urges drivers to use patience and prepare for driving in winter weather

December 5, 2006 - Patrol seizes Marijuana in Preble County traffic stop valued at $181,440

December 4, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for OVI checkpoint

November 27, 2006 - Patrol reports holiday weekend more deadly than last year

November 27, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

November 20, 2006 - Patrol urges patience while driving in increased Thanksgiving holiday traffic

November 20, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

November 19, 2006 - Patrol uses future traffic crash prediction statistical model for Thanksgiving holiday

November 13, 2006 - Over 1,400 commercial vehicles stopped in multi-state special enforcement operation last week

November 13, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

November 8, 2006 - Patrol partners with neighboring state law enforcement agencies to remove unsafe commercial vehicles

November 7, 2006 - Patrol seizes cocaine in Lucas County traffic stop valued at $300,000

November 6, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

November 1, 2006 - Patrol seizes cocaine in Preble County traffic stop valued at $1.3 million

October 31, 2006 - Patrol Provides New Facts in September 28 Crash Investigation

October 30, 2006 - Patrol announces plans OVI checkpoint

October 27, 2006 - Patrol commissions 41 new troopers

October 26, 2006 - Media Advisory: 146th Patrol Academy Class will graduate tomorrow

October 23, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

October 19, 2006 - Escaped Inmate John Parsons Apprehended in Chillicothe

October 19, 2006 - Media Advisory: Escaped Inmate John Parsons Apprehended in Chillicothe

October 17, 2006 - Patrol wins First Place at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference

October 16, 2006 - Patrol observes National School Bus Safety Week- I See The Driver, The Driver Sees Me

October 16, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

October 13, 2006 - Patrol reports additional details of Gallia County triple-fatality crash investigation

October 13, 2006 - Patrol to release additional details from Gallia County crash investigation

October 12, 2006 - Patrol provides tips to avoid deer crashes

October 12, 2006 - Patrol seizes cocaine in Montgomery County traffic stop valued at $3.5 million

October 11, 2006 - Hunters urged to be cautious as search continuesfor escaped inmate John Parsons

October 10, 2006 - OhioSafe Commute to target high-crash locations statewide

October 5, 2006 - Patrol reports progress in Gallia County triple-fatality crash investigation

October 5, 2006 - Public’s assistance sought regarding body found on Mason-Montgomery Road in Warren County this morning

October 4, 2006 - Photo opportunity for the Patrol’s Motorcycle Unit set for 9:00 a.m. today at Walbridge Patrol Post

October 3, 2006 - Lockbourne woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Southeastern Correctional Institution

October 2, 2006 - In-depth examination begins of vehicles involved in Gallia County triple-fatality crash

October 2, 2006 - Patrol’s Motorcycle Unit patrolling Toledo for metro traffic safety - Photo opportunity Wednesday morning at the Walbridge Patrol Post

October 2, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

September 30, 2006 - Investigation continues into Gallia County triple-fatality crash - National experts, vehicle engineers, other experts on Monday will conduct piece by piece examination of Patrol cruiser to determine cause of fire

September 29, 2006 - Patrol releases evidentiary findings in investigation of Gallia County triple-fatality crash

September 29, 2006 - Funeral arrangements for Highway Patrol officers involved in Gallia County crash

September 29, 2006 - Patrol seizes cocaine on Ohio Turnpike valued at $1.8 million

September 28, 2006 - Investigation continues into Gallia County triple-fatality crash

September 28, 2006 - Additional information released on triple-fatality crash that killed two Patrol officers and Gallia County woman

September 28, 2006 - Patrol investigating triple-fatality crash that killed two Patrol officers and another motorist

September 26, 2006 - Patrol apprehends felony bank robbery suspect in Madison County

September 26, 2006 - Patrol releases description of suspected felon in Madison County search

September 26, 2006 - Public’s assistance sought locating suspected felon in Madison County

September 25, 2006 - Patrol aiming to improve commercial vehicle safety this week

September 25, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

September 22, 2006 - Patrol seizes 161 pounds of marijuana worth $365,000

September 21, 2006 - Sergeant Payer to serve as Patrol spokesperson

September 20, 2006 - iPOD video users can now download famous traffic safety films and Ohio dash-cam video

September 18, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for a standard sobriety checkpoint

September 12, 2006 - Police tracking computer used to recover two stolen vehicles

September 12, 2006 - Columbus woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at London Correctional Institution

September 11, 2006 - Hamilton woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Warren Correctional Institution

September 11, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

September 5, 2006 - Ohio State Highway Patrol reports safer Labor Day weekend

September 5, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

August 30, 2006 - Patrol Web site to feature daily fatality updates over Labor Day weekend

August 28, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

August 28, 2006 - New Patrol report shows growing threat of impaired drivers in Ohio -- Impaired driver deaths up statewide – over 30,000 ‘habitual OVI offenders’ in Ohio

August 24, 2006 - School buses, students returning to Ohio roads -- Patrol reminds motorists of safe driving tips for the start of school

August 22, 2006 - Pickaway Correctional Institution officer arrested for illegal drug conveyance

August 21, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

August 18, 2006 - Noble Correctional Institution employee arrested for trafficking and bribery

August 17, 2006 - Franklin Furnace woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Lebanon Correctional Institution

August 16, 2006 - Reward increased to $40,000 for information assisting in the arrest of escaped inmate John Parsons

August 14, 2006 - Reward increased to $35,000 for information assisting in the arrest of escaped inmate John Parsons

August 14, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for OVI checkpoints

August 8, 2006 - Reward increased for information assisting in the arrest of escaped inmate John Parsons

August 7, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

August 5, 2006 - Task force seeks assistance in locating escaped inmate John Parsons

July 31, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoints

July 24, 2006 - Patrol seizes 6 kilos of cocaine worth $600,000

July 24, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

July 24, 2006 - Lt. Bradshaw named Patrol spokesperson

July 19, 2006 - Patrol and American Motorcyclist Association reminds motorcyclists and drivers to “Ride to Work” safely

July 17, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

July 10, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

July 7, 2006 - Getting trained and licensed are keys to safe motorcycling -- Patrol encourages all motorcyclists to Ride Smart

July 3, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoints

June 29, 2006 - Patrol to participate in coast to coast Interstate 80 zero tolerance campaign

June 29, 2006 - Patrol and The Ohio State University develop future traffic crash prediction statistical model

June 26, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoints

June 25, 2006 - Media Availability -- Patrol to begin massive interstate enforcement in five major metropolitan areas -- Troopers to work with local law enforcement in an unprecedented effort to stop impaired driving and reduce fatalities

June 23, 2006 - 17 Officers graduate from Patrol’s Basic Peace Officer Class

**CAPTURED** June 22, 2006 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped inmate from Lebanon Correctional Institute

June 22, 2006 - 117th Basic Peace Officer Class to graduate Friday

June 22, 2006 - Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, runners, sponsor and troopers injured during lightning strike in Hocking County

June 19, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for seven OVI checkpoints

June 19, 2006 - Patrol and area law enforcement agencies to partner with LoJack to track and combat auto theft

June 19, 2006 - Patrol seizes $1 Million in Heroin on Turnpike- Troopers locate drugs in vehicle transmission

June 16, 2006 - Patrol seizes 37 kilos of cocaine worth $3.7 million

June 12, 2006 - Sergeant Gray to serve as Patrol spokesperson

June 12, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for six low-manpower OVI checkpoints

June 5, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for six low-manpower OVI checkpoints

June 1, 2006 - Safe riding begins with pre-ride checks and good judgment

May 31, 2006 - Media Availability -- Patrol’s new Motorcycle Unit to begin metropolitan interstate enforcement

May 31, 2006 - High school students recognized for innovative safety programs -- Ashleigh Hasselbach of Fremont Ross HS takes state honors in Buckle Up for a Successful Season Annie Guccione Awards

May 30, 2006 - Buckle Up for a Successful Season announces award winners with Honda of America for the Annie Guccione Awards program -- State winner has choice between $10,000 towards college or new Honda

May 30, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for five low-manpower OVI checkpoints

May 23, 2006 - Patrol begins innovative fatal traffic crash mapping through Google Earth™ satellite imaging

May 22, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for seven low-manpower OVI checkpoints

May 19, 2006 - Patrol low-manpower OVI checkpoint on State Route 309 in Allen County tonight

May 15, 2006 - Patrol announces plans for its first of many weekend low-manpower OVI checkpoints

May 12, 2006 - Patrol reminds motorists to look out for farm equipment on roadways

May 10, 2006 - Escaped patient Damien Corley from Heartland Behavioral Health Center turns himself in to law enforcement

May 9, 2006 - Escaped patient Nathan Young from Heartland Behavioral Health Center captured this evening -- Troopers still searching for Damien Corley

May 9, 2006 - Patrol seeks assistance in locating two Heartland Behavioral Health Center patients

May 4, 2006 - Patrol to remember fallen officers

May 2, 2006 - Patrol seizes 208 pounds of marijuana worth over $471,000

May 1, 2006 - Patrol and American Motorcyclist Association continue Ride Smart. Drive Smart. motorcycle safety partnership -- Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers will return to motorcycles after 50 year absence

April 17, 2006 - Patrol seizes 874 pounds of marijuana worth over $1.9 million

April 14, 2006 - Patrol seizes methamphetamine paraphernalia on U.S. 23

April 7, 2006 - OhioSafe Commute to target high-crash locations statewide -- State continues program to save lives and reduce injuries through safer driving

April 5, 2006 - Patrol seizes 22 kilos of cocaine worth $2.2 million

March 28, 2006 - Patrol makes two marijuana seizures on the Ohio Turnpike -- 683 pounds of marijuana worth $1.54 million seized during two traffic stops

March 27, 2006 - Law enforcement agencies to discuss metro area traffic safety

March 25, 2006 - Details released from officer-involved shooting on State Route 103

March 25, 2006 - Press briefing for officer-involved shooting at 3:30 p.m.

March 25, 2006 - Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting on State Route 103

March 20, 2006 - Fairborn woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Lebanon Correctional Institution

March 17, 2006 - Patrol reminds motorists to designate a driver during St. Patrick’s Day weekend -- Call 1-800-GRAB-DUI or 1-877-7-PATROL (1-877-772-8765) to report impaired drivers

March 16, 2006 - Akron woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Richland Correctional Institution

March 16, 2006 - Patrol’s Tpr. Root named IACP’s Division of State and Provincial Police 2005 North Central Trooper of the Year

March 13, 2006 - Patrol seizes 170 pounds of Cathinone “Khat” worth $385,900

March 10, 2006 - Patrol seizes 12 kilos of cocaine worth $1.2 million

March 6, 2006 - Sergeant Cvetan to serve as Patrol spokesperson

March 2, 2006 - Patrol launches new recruitment campaign “It’s Real – Ohio Needs You!” -- Submit application information and view new recruitment marketing video online

February 23, 2006 - Patrol seizes 30 pounds of marijuana worth $68,100

February 23, 2006 - Patrol adopts new skills test for commercial driver license testing

February 22, 2006 - Mansfield Correctional Institution officer arrested for illegal drug conveyance

February 21, 2006 - Patrol releases in-car video from officer-involved shooting on State Route 753

February 19, 2006 - Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting on State Route 753

February 19, 2006 - Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting on State Route 753 -- Press briefing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at the Wilmington District Headquarters

February 10, 2006 - Patrol honors presented at Annual Awards Luncheon

February 9, 2006 - Patrol to recognize troopers and employees at Annual Awards Ceremony

February 2, 2006 - Turnpike stop nets Patrol record crack cocaine seizure worth over $304,000

February 2, 2006 - Thirteen troopers receive Patrol’s Ace Award for auto theft recovery efforts

January 26, 2006 - Buckle Up for a Successful Season –- Student and School Awards Program-Deadline for applications is soon approaching

January 24, 2006 - Patrol partners in “See Something, Say Something” homeland security initiative -- Troopers encourage public to report suspicious activity to law enforcement

January 9, 2006 - Overall traffic crash deaths up in 2005 -- Preliminary projections also show increase in urban and alcohol-related crash deaths

January 6, 2006 - Patrol commissions 43 new troopers

January 5, 2006 - 145th Patrol Academy Class will graduate tomorrow

 

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