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2007 Media Releases

 

December 28, 2007 - Patrol urges motorists to drive responsibly this News Year’s Holiday

December 27, 2007 - Media Availablity - 120th Basic Peace Officer Class to graduate Friday

December 26, 2007 - Patrol reports holiday weekend deadlier than last year

December 24, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

December 20, 2007 - Patrol Cruiser hit during car-jacking pursuit/crash in Clinton County

December 20, 2007 - Patrol urges patience while driving in increased holiday traffic

December 18, 2007 - Second time this month Patrol seizes marijuana disguised as Christmas gifts in Preble County traffic stop

December 14, 2007  - Patrol graduates 47 in ceremony today

December 13, 2007 - Media Availability - 148th Patrol Academy Class will graduate tomorrow

December 3, 2007 - Patrol urges drivers to use patience and prepare for driving in Winter weather

November 26, 2007 - Patrol reports holiday weekend less deadly than last year

November 22, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped Summit Behavioral Healthcare patients

November 19, 2007 - Patrol reports highly successful enforcement initiative in Cuyahoga County

November 19, 2007 - ODPS Urges Patience While Driving in Increased Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic - All drivers and occupants encouraged to buckle up, every trip, every time

November 19, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for two standard OVI checkpoints

November 13, 2007 - Sergeant Smith to serve as Patrol spokesperson

November 9, 2007 - More than 500 citations and 1,000 inspections recorded during Wednesday’s multi-state commercial vehicle enforcement effort

November 8, 2007 - Patrol study reveals morning and evening commuting times to be most dangerous

November 7, 2007 - Toledo woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance

November 7, 2007 - Patrol seizes 4 kilos of cocaine, valued at $400,000 in Stark County traffic stop

November 6, 2007 - Patrol partners with neighboring state law enforcement agencies to remove unsafe commercial vehicles

November 5, 2007 - Patrol warns *72 calls are a scam

October 29, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

October 23, 2007 - Glouster woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance

October 22, 2007 - Escapees from Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility apprehended

October 22, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

October 22, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escapees from Indian River Correctional Facility in Massillon

October 19, 2007 - Patrol to participate in new nationwide “Operation Safe Driver” program

October 19, 2007 - Patrol observes National School Bus Safety Week “Be Aware, Cross With Care “

October 18, 2007 - Patrol investigating double-fatality crash on Turnpike

October 18, 2007 - Cincinnati Metro Initiative showing success after first two weeks

October 15, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

October 12, 2007 - Troopers return to the Cuyahoga metro area in ongoing enforcement initiative

October 9, 2007 - Escaped patient Kyle E. Bunts apprehended

October 6, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare patient

October 5, 2007 - Patrol cautions drivers to be on alert to avoid deer crashes

October 3, 2007 - Patrol Aviation spots marijuana plants worth $72,000

October 3, 2007 - Patrol and Cincinnati Police Department join forces on a concentrated enforcement initiative in metro area

September 28, 2007 -Patrol releases new information regarding fatal hit/skip in August - Public Assistance is Requested

September 28, 2007 - Patrol seizes 12 pounds of BC Bud marijuana, valued at more than $500,000 in Preble County traffic stop

September 28, 2007 - Patrol seizes 15 kilos of cocaine in Lucas County traffic stop valued at $2.25 million

September 27, 2007 - Edheads, CarMax Foundation and Patrol debuted online Crash Scene Investigation program to Hilliard High School students

September 26, 2007 - Media Availability - Edheads, CarMax Foundation and Patrol to debut online Crash Scene Investigation program to high school students

September 24, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for an OVI checkpoint this week

September 20, 2007 - Escaped inmate Juan Romero Barahora apprehended

September 19, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped rape suspect

September 17, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a standard OVI checkpoint this week

September 14, 2007 - More than 700 citations and 1200 inspections recorded during Wednesday’s multi-state commercial vehicle enforcement effort

September 12, 2007 - Patrol partners with neighboring state law enforcement agencies to remove unsafe commercial vehicles

September 11, 2007 - Media Availability - Patrol participating in multi-state commercial vehicle enforcement effort set to begin tomorrow

September 10 , 2007 - Patrol announces plans for five OVI checkpoints this week

September 8, 2007 - Escaped inmate Justin M. Cline apprehended

September 8, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped inmate from Southeastern Correctional Facility

September 3, 2007 - Patrol Reports Labor Day fatalities increase 71 percent over 2006

September 3, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for two OVI checkpoints this week

August 28, 2007 - Patrol Web site to feature daily fatality updates over Labor Day weekend

August 27, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for two OVI checkpoints this week

August 24, 2007 - Patrol to conduct education and enforcement effort for commercial vehicles during Brake Safety Awareness Week

August 22, 2007 - Funeral arrangements for Highway Patrol Tpr. Jack Holland

August 21, 2007 - Patrol Tpr. Holland dies following yellow jacket sting

August 21, 2007 - School buses, students returning to Ohio roads

August 20, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for seven OVI checkpoints this week

August 14, 2007 - Patrol seizes heroin in Lucas County traffic stop valued at $2 Million

August 13, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for four OVI checkpoints this week

August 9, 2007 - Visitor at Noble Correctional arrested for illegal drug conveyance

August 9, 2007  - Media Availablity - Patrol's new Bowling Green Post to hold open house

August 7, 2007 - Visitor at Lorain Correctional arrested for illegal drug conveyance

August 6, 2007 - Sergeant Smith to serve as Patrol spokesperson

August 6, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

August 2, 2007 - State Patrol currently inspecting every Ohio school bus

July 31, 2007 - State Troopers point to aggressive and impaired driving arrests as path to safer Cleveland metro roadways

July 30, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for four OVI checkpoint this week

July 25, 2007 - Patrol seizes 20 pounds of BC Bud marijuana, valued at more than $900,000 in Lorain County traffic stop

July 23, 2007 - Visitor at Warren Correctional arrested for illegal drug conveyance

July 23, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for six OVI checkpoint this week

July 20, 2007 - Patrol investigating five-person fatal crash in Paulding County

July 17, 2007 - Escaped Inmate Gerald Bullucks Apprehended in Cincinnati

July 16, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

July 16, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped inmate from Twin Valley Behavior Healthcare Facility

July 13, 2007 - Patrol seizes 142 pounds of BC Bud marijuana, valued at nearly $6.5 million in Lucas County traffic stop

July 10, 2007 - Patrol reminds motorists to move over or slow down for stopped emergency vehicles – It’s the law

July 10, 2007 - Patrol and area law enforcement agencies to partner with LoJack to track and combat auto theft

July 9, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

July 5, 2007 - Patrol reports teens accounted for five of the eight holiday fatalities on Ohio roads

July 2, 2007 - Patrol urges patience while driving in increased Fourth of July holiday traffic

July 2, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

June 29, 2007 - Chillicothe Correctional Institution officer arrested for multiple drug charges

June 25, 2007 - Patrol partners with Indiana on Passenger-Carrying Commercial Vehicle enforcement effort

June 25, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a standard OVI checkpoint this week

June 24, 2007 - Escaped Inmate Vincent Roberts Apprehended in Columbus

June 22, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought on escaped inmate from Heartland Behavior Healthcare Facility

June 22, 2007 -25 Officers graduate from Patrol’s Basic Peace Officer Class

June 22, 2007 - Ohio State Highway Patrol and Ontario Provincial Police to sign Partnership Agreement

June 22, 2007  - 2006 Special Olympics Runners Honored for Rescue and Life-saving Efforts after Lightening Strike

June 21, 2007 - Media Availablity - 119th Basic Peace Officer Class to graduate Friday

June 21, 2007 - Media Availablity - Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Tomorrow

June 19, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

June 18, 2007 -Motorists driving dangerously near commercial vehicles draws Patrol’s attention

June 15, 2007 - Patrol seizes 105 pounds of marijuana, valued at $238,000 in Guernsey County traffic stop

June 15, 2007 - Patrol commissioned 30 new troopers today

June 15, 2007 - Results of this week’s multi-state commercial vehicle enforcement effort released

June 13, 2007 - More than 2,000 commercial vehicles inspected in last week’s Roadcheck 2007 operation

June 12, 2007 - Patrol’s Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspector Honored for drug seizure

June 11, 2007 - Patrol partners with neighboring state law enforcement agencies to remove unsafe commercial vehicles

June 11, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint

June 6, 2007 - Safe riding begins with pre-ride checks and good judgment

June 4, 2007 - Roadcheck 2007 features 72-hour focus on commercial vehicle safety awareness, homeland security

June 4, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a standard OVI checkpoint

May 29, 2007 -Patrol reports 10 holiday weekend fatalities on Ohio roads

May 29, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a low-manpower OVI checkpoint

May 23, 2007 - Patrol Web site to feature daily fatality updates over Memorial Day weekend

May 14, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for three OVI checkpoints

May 21, 2007 - Patrol’s Motorcycle Unit looks to enhance Cleveland metro Spring safety initiative

May 21, 2007 - Patrol’s Motorcycle Unit to have permanent home in Cincinnati metro area

May 16, 2007 - Patrol reminds motorists to look out for farm equipment on roadways

May 14, 2007 - Patrol seizes approximately 32,000 pills of Ecstasy, valued at $640,000 in Lucas County traffic stop

May 14, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for four OVI checkpoints

May 12, 2007 - Victims’ names released from Friday’s fatal plane crash in Sharonville

May 11, 2007 - Additional information released on Sharonville fatal plane crashes that killed three people

May 11, 2007 - Patrol investigating fatal crashes involving two airplanes

May 8, 2007 - Operation Air Brake placed 247 commercial vehicles out-of-service last week

May 7, 2007 - Public’s assistance sought in South Carolina Fatal hit-skip crash

May 7, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for standard OVI checkpoint

May 3, 2007 - Media Availablity  - Patrol to honor fallen officers

May 2, 2006 - West Carrollton man arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Lebanon Correctional Institution

May 2, 2007 - Patrol and American Motorcyclist Association continue Ride Smart. Drive Smart. motorcycle safety partnership

April 30, 2007 -Cuyahoga County traffic crash deaths lead Ohio: Troopers will join local law enforcement in Spring safety blitz

April 30, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for standard OVI checkpoint

April 27, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for standard OVI checkpoint

April 25, 2007 -Media availability regarding Pennsylvania State Police presentation on recent school shootings

April 20, 2007 -Governor Strickland to swear-in Patrol’s 15th Superintendent

April 18, 2007 - Patrol issues warning to Ohio against high school students playing “Senior Shoot Out” on Ohio roadways

April 18 2007 -Detroit man to be arraigned on felony drug charges today

April 18, 2007 - Patrol seizes 165 pounds of marijuana, valued at $374,220 in Lucas County traffic stop

April 16, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for two OVI checkpoints this week

April 16, 2007 - 11 Suspects Indicted in Multi-Agency Investigation

April 10, 2007 - Captain Richard H. Collins appointed State Highway Patrol Superintendent

April 9, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

April 4, 2007 - Patrol seizes 17 kilos of cocaine, valued at $1.7 million in Lucas County traffic stop

April 2, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for standard OVI checkpoint

April 2, 2007 - Patrol seizes 850 pounds of marijuana, valued at $1.9 million in Preble County traffic stop

April 2, 2007 - Patrol reminds motorists to slow down in work zones for National Work Zone Awareness Week

March 30, 2007 - OhioSafe Commute to target high-crash locations statewide - State continues program to save lives and reduce injuries through safer driving

March 30, 2007 - Highway Patrol and Pizza Hut mark Buckle Up for a Successful Season partnership with a week of events

March 26, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for a standard OVI checkpoint this week

March 26, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

March 19, 2007 - Sergeant Maxey to serve as Patrol spokesperson

March 19, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint this week

March 16, 2007 - Major Robert W. Booker, Jr. appointed interim State Highway Patrol Superintendent

March 13, 2007 - Patrol urges motorists to “Not Press Your Luck” this St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2007 - Patrol seizes 350 pounds of marijuana, valued at $794,500 in Preble County traffic stop

March 12, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for standard OVI checkpoint

March 12, 2007 - Patrol announces plans for two low-manpower OVI checkpoints this week

March 9, 2007 - Fifth largest cocaine seizure for Patrol – Valued at $8 Million

March 2, 2007 -Patrol announces plans for low-manpower OVI checkpoint

February 20, 2007 - Patrol seizes cocaine in Preble County
traffic stop valued at $150,000

February 13, 2007 - Patrol urges drivers to use patience and prepare for driving in winter weather

February 12, 2007 - Findlay man arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Allen Correctional Institution

February 12, 2007 - Visitor at Lebanon Correctional Institution arrested for Illegal Drug Conveyance

February 9, 2007 - Patrol honors presented at Annual Awards Luncheon

February 9, 2007 - Patrol trooper and sheriff’s deputy injured while investigating crash in Warren County

February 8, 2007 - Patrol seizes cocaine in Preble County traffic stop valued at $400,000

February 5, 2007 - Patrol seeks public's help in locating hit/skip driver that injured Marion teen

January 31, 2007 - Patrol seizes marijuana in Lucas County traffic stop valued at $70,000

January 30, 2007 -Patrol reports unsafe speed and lack of experience highest factors in crashes on winter roads

January 23, 2007 - Patrol seizes cocaine in Lucas County traffic stop valued at $700,000

January 18, 2007 - Patrol seizes 25 kilos of Cocaine worth $2.5 million in Shelby County

January 8, 2007 - 2006 Ohio Roads Safest on Record

January 2, 2007 -Patrol reports 6 holiday weekend fatalities on Ohio roads

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