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Ohio State Highway Patrol graduates 52 troopers

Columbus – The Patrol’s 173rd Academy Class graduated today after 28 weeks of intense training. Director Andy Wilson, Ohio Department of Public Safety, and Colonel Charles A. Jones, Patrol superintendent provided remarks. Chief Gary D. Lewis Jr., Bexley Police Department, delivered the commencement address to the 52 members of the Patrol’s 173rd Academy Class. The Honorable Judge David A. Trimmer, Fairfield County …

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Eclipse watchers came early and stayed late

COLUMBUS – The message from state officials was clear: Come early, stay late for last week’s solar eclipse. New data shows that most people did just that, avoiding the post-eclipse gridlock other states experienced. “I’m grateful to all our state and local partners who spent more than two years planning for this event. Because of their hard work, millions of …

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Fatal Crash kills 4 in Morrow County

Mount Gilead – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigatinga fatal traffic crash that occurred on Sunday, March 31, 2024 at approximately 2:38 AM,on Interstate 71 near mile post 152 in Franklin Township, Morrow County.Larry A. Dotson, age 32, of Canton, Ohio, was operating a 2020 Hyundai Tucsonnorthbound on Interstate 71 in the southbound lanes. …

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Troopers seize $1.75 million worth of cocaine during traffic stop in central Ohio

MADISON COUNTY – Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol filed two felony charges against a 27-year-old woman after she was found to be in possession of cocaine during a traffic stop in Madison County. Around 1:30 p.m. on March 22, 2024, Troopers stopped a rented box truck, with out of state registration, traveling east on Interstate 70 for executing …

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Don’t Press your Luck this St. Patrick’s Day, Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Columbus – As Ohio cities turn “green” for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and our local partners are teaming up to remove impaired drivers from Ohio roadways. The effort is part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving campaign. During the last five years, there were 216 impaired driving-related crashes on St. Patrick’s …

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Ohio State Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash Involving a Mount Vernon man on US 36

The Delaware Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal crashthat occurred on March 11, 2024 at approximately 10:73 AM on US 36 at the intersection of TownshipRoad 33 in Berkshire Township, Delaware County, Ohio. William C. Stewart, age 61, of Mount Vernon Ohio, was operating a gray 2002 Ford F-150 southboundon Township Road 33. …

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