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  For Immediate Release: September 28, 2016
Contact: Sergeant Vincent Shirey (614) 752-2792

6-State Trooper Project focused on criminal patrol,
marijuana enforcement

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on marijuana and criminal patrol enforcement from Thursday, September 22 at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, September 25 at 11:59 p.m. This high-visibility enforcement effort included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania State Police and the West Virginia State Police.

In total, OSHP made 32 felony drug arrests and 125 misdemeanor marijuana arrests.

“The work we do with our surrounding states shows dedication to ending the drug epidemic all across the country,” said Colonel Paul Pride, Patrol superintendent. “We will continue to join our partners in this region to tackle these issues and make our streets and communities safer.”

The 6-State Trooper Project is a multi-state law enforcement partnership aimed at providing combined and coordinated law enforcement and security services in the areas of highway safety, criminal patrol and intelligence sharing.

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