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2013 Media Releases

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December 27, 2013

Ohio enhances OVI/OMWI Habitual Offender Registry more

December 26, 2013

Patrol urges sober driving and safety belt use to ensure safe end to 2013 more

December 23, 2013

Patrol to target impaired drivers this Holiday Season more

December 20, 2013

Traffic stop leads to multi-agency seizure of drugs, guns and cash
Search warrants served in Columbus lead to federal charges more

December 20, 2013

23 Officers Graduate from Patrol’s Basic Peace Officer Class
First-time Basic Class fully-funded using Casino Training Funds more

December 19, 2013

130th Basic Peace Officer Class to graduate Friday
First-time Basic Class fully-funded using Casino Training Funds more

December 12, 2013

Patrol Urges motorists to Move Over, Slow Down- It’s the Law
Releases dashcam and report of trooper struck on Interstate 75 in Warren County on February 27 more

December 10, 2013

Patrol offers tips and warnings about driving in winter weather more

December 3, 2-13

Patrol reminds motorists that safety belts save lives
Seven of 13 killed over holiday weekend not wearing a safety belt more

December 2, 2013

Thirteen lives lost on Ohio’s Roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday more

November 26, 2013

Two Troopers and Good Samaritan to Receive Certificate of Recognition for Life-Saving Actions more

November 25, 2013

Patrol reminds drivers to not drink and drive this Thanksgiving holiday more

November 19, 2013

Troopers seize Rx pills in Hancock County more

October 21, 2013

Teen drivers remain one of Ohio’s most at risk groups more

October 18, 2013

Patrol prepared for National School Bus Safety Week more

October 17, 2013

Troopers involved in two related multi-county vehicle pursuits more

October 11, 2013

Patrol’s Auxiliary Officer Scarberry to receive Patrol’s Certificate of Recognition for Life-Saving Actions more

October 1, 2013

Troopers seize more than $2 Million in Cocaine from commercial vehicle in Franklin County more

September 26, 2013

Vehicle Thieves Beware! Patrol and Nationwide Insurance join forces to deter vehicle theft more

September 24, 2013

Troopers seize more than $2 Million in Cocaine and Black Tar Heroin from commercial vehicle more

September 5, 2013

Ohio State Highway Patrol and Indiana State Police release results from Operation Blue Light more

September 4, 2013

Media Advisory - Operation Blue Light results to be announced more

September 3, 2013

Labor Day weekend OVI and drug arrests up, fatalities down more

August 29, 2013

Patrol reminds motorists to Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over this Labor Day weekend more

August 20, 2013

Patrol swears-in four new Police Officers at ceremony today more

August 15, 2013

Troopers seize 676 Oxycodone pills in Wood County more

August 14, 2013

Troopers discover victims of human trafficking, a loaded handgun and marijuana in Lucas County more

August 13, 2013

Patrol joins Ohio Law Enforcement in Cracking Down more

August 8, 2013

With School just around the corner, the Patrol reminds drivers to watch for stopped school busses more

July 25, 2013

Patrol releases new report on felony arrests thus far in 2013 more

July 22, 2013

Troopers seize 33 pounds of Marijuana in Wood County more

July 22, 2013

Patrol joins “I-80 Cross-Country Crackdown” to Save Lives during More Cops. More Stops Campaign more

July 18, 2013

Troopers seize more than $4 million worth of marijuana during two related traffic stops in Wood County more

July 15, 2013

Click-It or Ticket reporting in – 500 Ohio Agencies participated more

July 5, 2013

Patrol makes more than 29,000 traffic contacts over July 4th Holiday more

July 3, 2013

Patrol joins Nixle, Begins sending Traffic Alerts more

July 2, 2013

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

June 27, 2013

Patrol Releases Wrong-Way Crash Report more

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June 26, 2013

Troopers seize marijuana, heroin, Ecstasy, Rx pills and liquid codeine in Miami County traffic stop more

June 25, 2013

Patrol searching for hit-skip driver that killed two adults, an unborn child, and injured one in Pike County more

June 24, 2013

Patrol focusing on firework and hazardous material transportation safety more

June 21, 2013

Troopers make largest seizure of Rx pills in Patrol history following Montgomery County traffic stop more

June 19, 2013

Troopers seize $25,000 worth of cocaine in Lorain County more

June 17, 2013

Troopers seize $20,000 worth of hydroponic marijuana and loaded gun in Warren County more

June 14, 2013

Inaugural “Public Safety Leadership Academy” class graduates more

June 14, 2013

6-State Trooper Project to kick-off multi-state Distracted Driving enforcement and awareness effort next week more

June 12, 2013

Troopers seize a kilo of cocaine in Williams County traffic stop more

June 10, 2013

Patrol releases Roadcheck 2013 results more

June 3, 2013

Patrol partnering with Indiana State Police for Operation Blue Light more

June 3, 2013

Roadcheck 2013 features 72-hour focus on Commercial Motor Vehicle safety more

May 30, 2013

Troopers seize Heroin in Lorain County more

May 28, 2013

Patrol OVI, Drug and Felony Arrests up this Memorial Day weekend more

May 23, 2013

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

May 23, 2013

Troopers and Columbus Police dismantle hydroponic marijuana grow operations in Columbus more

May 21, 2013

Troopers seize loaded handgun, heroin, marijuana and ecstasy during OVI checkpoint in Summit County more

May 17, 2013

Patrol warns motorists to wear a safety belt - Click It or Ticket more

May 16, 2013

Troopers seize nearly $63,000 worth of Cocaine in Preble County more

May 16. 2013

Troopers seize Heroin and Rx pills on the Ohio Turnpike more

May 15, 2013

Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety and enforcement more

May 3, 2013

Troopers recover stolen merchandise during traffic stop in Erie County more

May 2, 2013

Troopers seize $60,000 worth of heroin, Rx pills and marijuana in Hancock County more

May 1, 2013

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving this Cinco de Mayo! - Patrol working to reduce impaired driving crashes, fatalities more

April 22, 2013

ODOT worker struck and killed on Interstate 71 in Delaware County more

April 19, 2013

Patrol partners with the Ohio Historical Society’s Creative Learning Factory to present Active Shooter training webinar more

April 16, 2013

Patrol reminds drivers to keep their eyes on the road more

April 12, 2013

Troopers seize Heroin in Lorain County more

April 8, 2013

Troopers seize nearly $17, 000 in Rx pills in Wood County more

April 8, 2013

Troopers seize 989 Oxycodone pills in Hancock County more

April 5, 2013

Highway Patrol graduates 63 cadets in ceremony today more

April 2, 2013

Operation Shield Ohio nets drugs, guns and stolen vehicle more

March 28, 2013

Troopers seize counterfeit merchandise on the Ohio Turnpike more

March 23, 2013

Troopers seize crack cocaine on the Ohio Turnpike more

March 22, 2013

Troopers seize hydroponic marijuana, solid and liquid marijuana on the Ohio Turnpike more

March 20, 2013

Troopers seize Rx pills on the Ohio Turnpike more

March 13, 2013

Don’t Press your Luck this St. Patrick’s Day more

March 12, 2013

Patrol focused on impaired driving arrests in 2013 more

March 8, 2013

Troopers seize crack cocaine from Cleveland man more

March 5, 2013

Troopers seize heroin and Rx pills from suspected OVI driver more

March 1, 2013

Troopers seize 9 ounces of cocaine in Preble County traffic stop more

February 28, 2013

Update-Lebanon Post Trooper remains hospitalized; driver information released from first crash more

February 28, 2013

Update- Trooper struck while investigating crash on Intersate 75 in Warren County more

February 28, 2013

Trooper struck while investigating crash on Interstate 75 in Warren County more

February 27, 2013

Troopers seize nearly 900 Oxycodone pills on the Ohio Turnpike more

February 26, 2013

Driver sentenced to 30 years in double fatal crash more

February 25, 2013

Troopers seize ecstasy, stolen documents and loaded handgun in Auglaize County more

February 22, 2013

Operation Shield Ohio nets drugs, guns and stolen vehicles more

February 22, 2013

Driver's blood-alcohol over four time’s legal limit in Ohio quadruple fatal crash more

February 19, 2013

Failing to Yield caused more than 30,000 crashes in 2012 more

February 13, 2013

Troopers seize Cocaine, Heroin and Rx pills during two traffic stops on U.S. 23 in Scioto County more

February 11, 2013

Troopers seize 2 ounces of cocaine in Scioto County traffic stop more

February 11, 2013

Troopers seize 7 pounds of marijuana in Jackson County traffic stop more

February 8, 2013

Highway Patrol graduates 81 cadets in ceremony today more

February 5, 2013

Troopers assist stranded motorist, find a pound of hydroponic marijuana and loaded handgun more

February 4, 2013

Patrol seizes Ecstasy, loaded handgun in Mercer County traffic stop more

February 1, 2013

Patrol Announces 2012 Leadership Awards more

January 31, 2013

Underage OVI crash, trace-back investigation leads to charges more

January 31, 2013

Troopers seize a kilo of cocaine on the Ohio Turnpike more

January 29, 2013

Troopers seize Crack Cocaine and Marijuana during two traffic stops on the Ohio Turnpike in Lorain County more

January 29, 2013

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk more

January 23, 2013

Troopers seize Guns, Crack, Heroin, Cocaine, Rx pills and Marijuana during two traffic stops on U.S. 23 in Scioto County more

January 17, 2013

Troopers find crack cocaine and heroin on the Ohio Turnpike more

January 17, 2013

Patrol reminds drivers to obey the Posted Speed Limit more

January 16, 2013

Troopers find 2.5 kilos of heroin in Preble County more

January 15, 2013

Two Juveniles arrested for possession of Ecstasy in city of Lima more

January 7, 2013

Troopers seize 225 balloons of heroin in Richland County more

January 3, 2013

Three from Michigan found with cocaine, heroin & crack more

January 2, 2013

Six fatalities in Ohio over the New Year’s Holiday Weekend more

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