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December 27, 2011

Patrol: Ohio on pace to reach lower traffic fatalities in 2011 more

December 23, 2011

Patrol seizes $600,000 worth of cocaine in Lucas County more

December 21, 2011

Media Availability - Patrol to release compelling dash-cam video of a five-time OVI Offender nearly hitting a vehicle head-on more

December 21, 2011

Patrol plans extra enforcement during the Holidays more

December 16, 2011

Patrol: Drive Impaired and you will be Arrested more

December 15, 2011

Patrol seizes nearly 2,000 illegal Rx pills more

December 13, 2011

Patrol offers tips and warnings about driving in winter weather more

December 9, 2011

Patrol seizes $151,500 worth of bath salts on Ohio Turnpike more

December 9, 2011

Patrol reminds motorists that safety belts save lives more

December 8, 2011

Ohio Troopers seize largest amount of Heroin in Patrol History
Taking nearly 20,000 daily doses out of Ohio Communities more

December 5, 2011

Patrol seizes nearly $70,000 worth of cocaine in Lorain County more

December 2, 2011

Patrol seizes $36,000 worth of cocaine in Licking County more

December 1, 2011

Traffic stop leads authorities to meth lab in Lancaster motel more

November 30, 2011

Patrol seizes more than $100,000 worth of Hydroponic Marijuana on the Ohio Turnpike more

November 28, 2011

Fewer Fatalities and more OVI and Drug Arrests this Thanksgiving Holiday more

November 23, 2011

Patrol seizes 137 pounds of marijuana in Lucas County more

November 21, 2011

Patrol releases new compelling OVI video to raise awareness in preparation for Thanksgiving holiday more

November 16, 2011

Patrol finds 28 pounds of gift-wrapped marijuana more

November 10, 2011

Patrol focused on OVI arrests and decreasing fatalities more

November 4, 2011

Patrol seizes Hydroponic Marijuana on the Ohio Turnpike more

November 4, 2011

Patrol’s statistical recap shows areas where most identity crime arrests take place more

November 3, 2011

Patrol seizes BC Bud, Pills and Heroin on the Ohio Turnpike more

November 3, 2011

Taxi-cab traffic stop yields $12,000 worth of Heroin and Ecstasy more

October 28, 2011

Patrol seizes $25,000 worth of BC Bud on the Ohio Turnpike more

October 26, 2011

Impaired Drivers Can’t Hide in Halloween Costumes more

October 24, 2011

Patrol seizes $100,000 worth of cocaine on the Ohio Turnpike more

October 18, 2011

Patrol reminds drivers to keep their eyes on the roads - Over the past two years 71 people have died in Ohio in distracted driving crashes more

October 17, 2011

Ohio is recognizing National Teen Driver Safety Week more

October 14, 2011

National School Bus Safety Week-“Be Aware-Know the Danger Zone” - Officials urge caution during School Bus Safety week more

October 12, 2011

Patrol plans specific enforcement and education for $1.9 million in federal grant money more

October 5, 2011

Patrol seizes $14.8 million worth of cocaine on the Ohio Turnpike more

October 5, 2011

Two traffic stops on the Turnpike yield large amounts of heroin, cocaine, pills and hydroponic marijuana more

September 22, 2011

Patrol seizes $2.4 million worth of cocaine on the Ohio Turnpike more

September 21, 2011

Patrol seizes 39 pounds of marijuana in Lucas County more

September 20, 2011

Follow Patrol’s 151st Academy Class through training via Twitter

Cadets to replace some of the 120 troopers the Patrol is currently down more

September 16, 2011

Patrol seizes four kilos of cocaine, valued at $400,000 following a traffic stop in Preble County more

September 8, 2011

Patrol’s effective traffic enforcement yields felony arrests more

September 6, 2011

Labor Day weekend fatalities down, OVI arrests up
Fatalities decrease over the past five Labor Day weekends more

September 2, 2011

Findlay Post troopers seize more than 4,500 Rx pills in 24 hours during two traffic stops in Hancock County more

September 1, 2011

Patrol warns: Don’t drink and Drive this Labor Day weekend more

August 29, 2011

Patrol finds marijuana-laced Rice Krispies Type Treats more

August 22, 2011

Patrol receives law enforcement honors more

August 16, 2011

With School Bus Inspections underway, the Patrol offers school bus safety tips for drivers and students more

August 10, 2011

Patrol troopers seized 45 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop in Preble County more

July 29, 2011

Patrol seizes 10 kilos of cocaine, valued at $ 1 million in Preble County traffic stop more

July 27, 2011

Patrol seizes Oxycodone and Marijuana in Erie County more

July 25, 2011

Patrol seizes six kilos of cocaine, valued at $600,000 following a traffic stop in Preble County more

July 21, 2011

Patrol mourning loss of drug-detecting K9 Cheisa more

July 21, 2011

126th Basic Peace Officer Class to graduate Friday more

July 15, 2011

Joint investigation leads to fake ID maker more

July 13, 2011

Patrol Commercial Vehicle Inspections increasing so far in 2011 more

July 12, 2011

Patrol seizes 750 Oxycontin pills in Miami County more

July 8, 2011

Patrol seizes 13 pounds of marijuana from impaired driver more

July 5, 2011

Charges filed in Knox County shooting more

July 5, 2011

Motorists heeded Patrol’s July 4th warning more

June 30, 2011

Patrol warns: Don’t drink and Drive this Fourth of July weekend more

June 28, 2011

Patrol seizes 20 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in Medina County more

June 23, 2011

Ohio State Highway Patrol and Ontario Provincial Police to sign Partnership Agreement more

June 23, 2011

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Tomorrow more

June 20, 2011

Patrol seizes 449 pills and cash in Wood County traffic stop more

June 20, 2011

Patrol seizes prescription meds, cash in Hancock County more

June 16, 2011

Patrol seeks public assistance in shooting incident on Interstate 77 more

June 16, 2011

Patrol seizes meth, marijuana, pills, guns and rifles on the Ohio Turnpike more

June 15, 2011

Patrol seizes “bath salts” and hand gun during traffic stop in Guernsey County more

June 9, 2011

Patrol nabs suspect from Atlanta armed robbery more

June 8, 2011

Patrol mourning loss of drug-detecting K9 Hans more

June 6, 2011

Roadcheck 2011 features 72-hour focus on Commercial Motor Vehicle safety more

June 3, 2011

Patrol prescription pill and marijuana seizures up significantly more

June 1, 2011

Patrol seizes 219 pills during traffic stop in Wood County more

May 31, 2011

Patrol OVI and Drug Arrests up this Memorial Day weekend more

May 31, 2011

Patrol seizes two pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in Belmont County more

May 26, 2011

Patrol seizes 81 pounds of marijuana from abandoned crashed vehicle more

May 25, 2011

Patrol reminds drivers to not get behind the wheel impaired this Memorial Day weekend more

May 18, 2011

Patrol seizes three pounds of marijuana during traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike more

May 17, 2011

Patrol nabs two robbers following Hancock County traffic stop more

May 17, 2011

Delaware Sergeant to receive Patrol’s Certificate of Recognition for heroic actions more

May 14, 2011

Patrol appoints 18 new Auxiliary members more

May 10, 2011

Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety and enforcement more

Statistical Map

May 10, 2011

Patrol seizes 106 pounds of BC Bud marijuana, valued at more than $530,000 in Lucas County traffic stop more

May 6, 2011

Man pulls gun on Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper more

May 5, 2011

Patrol to honor fallen officers and support personnel at memorial ceremony more

May 3, 2011

Patrol seizes ecstasy pills, marijuana, crack cocaine, money and drug paraphernalia on the Ohio Turnpike more

May 2, 2011

Patrol seizes 47 pounds of marijuana, valued at nearly $110,000 in Preble County traffic stop more

May 2, 2011

Patrol seizes 10 pounds of marijuana and marijuana food items on the Ohio Turnpike more

April 29, 2011

Highway Patrol graduates 46 cadets in ceremony Friday more

April 28, 2011

Media Availability - 150th Patrol Academy Class will graduate tomorrow more

April 21, 2011

Patrol seizes 110 pounds of marijuana, valued at nearly $250,000 in Preble County traffic stop more

April 21, 2011

Patrol seizes 10 pounds of marijuana, valued at nearly $23,000 in Muskingum County traffic stop more

April 18, 2011

Patrol seizes 62 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued at more than $300,000 in Preble County traffic stop more

April 18, 2011

Patrol seizes 83 grams of heroin and 71 grams of cocaine, valued at more than $40,000 in Lucas County traffic stop more

April 14, 2011

Patrol seizes 4 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued nearly 18,000 in Richland County traffic stop more

April 13, 2011

Patrol seizes 2.5 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued at nearly $12,000 in Preble County traffic stop more

April 13, 2011

Patrol seizes stolen goods valued at more than $20,000 in Washington County traffic stop more

April 11, 2011

Patrol seizes Oxycodone pills, ecstasy tablets, and crack cocaine in Jackson County traffic stop more

April 7, 2011

Media Availability - An estimated 6,000 High School Students to converge on Athens, Ohio for IMPACT 2011more

April 6, 2011

Patrol felony arrests increase 21 percent in 2010 more

Statistical Felony Arrest Map

April 5, 2011

Patrol seizes 64 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued at nearly $320,000 on the Ohio Turnpike more

April 3, 2011

Patrol focuses on preventing auto theft more

Statistical Auto Theft Map

April 1, 2011

Champaign County marijuana grow operation discovered following Patrol traffic stop more

March 28, 2011

Patrol welcomes comments during public call-in session for 7th CALEA re-accreditation more

March 28, 2011

Patrol seizes 44 pounds of marijuana, valued at nearly $100,000 in Lucas County traffic stop more

March 23, 2011

Patrol seizs 39 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued at $195,000 during a traffic stop in Summit County more

March 15, 2011

Patrol seizes 188 pounds of BC Bud marijuana, valued at nearly $1 million, on the Ohio Turnpike more

March 10, 2011

Patrol seizes a kilo of cocaine, valued at $100,000 following a Richland County traffic stop more

March 9, 2011

Patrol seizes crack cocaine and arrests two dealers more

March 8, 2011

Patrol seizes a kilo of cocaine, valued at $100,000 in Preble County traffic stop more

March 8, 2011

Scioto County multi-agency drug enforcement saturation patrol nets 382 arrests, drugs, meth labs and apprehends felons more

March 1, 2011

Patrol to refocus on impaired driving arrests in 2011 - Releases 2010 OVI Statistics more
Statistical Map

February 28, 2011

Patrol seizes 1.5 pounds of cocaine, valued at more than $68,000 in Wyandot County traffic stop more

February 27, 2011

University of Cincinnati Bearcats receive Patrol’s Partners for Safety Award more

February 25, 2011

University of Cincinnati Bearcats to receive Patrol’s Partners for Safety Award this Sunday more

Fans Dont Let Fans Drive Drunk PSA Wallet Taxi Cards Poster

February 17, 2011

Patrol seizes 871 pounds of marijuana, valued at nearly $2 million in Preble County traffic stop more

February 16, 2011

Patrol seizes a kilo of cocaine and a gun on the Ohio Turnpike more

February 11, 2011

Patrol Announces 2010 Annual Awards more

February 7, 2011

Patrol seizes 53 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued at more than $240,000 in Preble County traffic stop more

February 4, 2011

Patrol’s new Critical Information and Communication Center now available 24/7/365
Center is the first of its kind in Ohio more

February 3, 2011

Media Advisory - Patrol’s new Critical Information and Communications Center to go live 365/24/7 tomorrow
Media provided new protocol to receive information during critical incidents more

January 31, 2011

Troopers seize 83 pounds of marijuana valued at more than $188,000 more

January 27, 2011

Troopers seize 4 kilos of cocaine on Ohio Turnpike more

January 14, 2011

Media Availability - John Born to be ceremonially promoted to the rank of Colonel - Additional Patrol promotions to follow. more

Colonel John Born's Bio

January 4, 2011

Two at the Marysville Post Awarded Superintendent’s Citation of Merit for swift actions during shooting incident
Dispatcher awarded Certificate of Recognition more

 

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