OSHP makes 200 drug, weapon arrests in 3 days

Posted at 10:52 AM, Mar 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 10:52:51-05

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is one of multiple agencies that recently helped get drugs and illegal weapons off the streets with 200 related arrests in a three-day span. 

In collaboration with the 6-State Trooper Project, which is made up of multiple agencies across the U.S. who work to provide security services in highway safety and criminal patrol, the OSHP made 194 drug arrests and and six weapon arrests from March 3 to March 5. 

"The Patrol is committed to removing illegal activity from Ohio's roadways," said Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol superintendent, in a media release. "The goal is always to make our roads and communities safer." 

The initiative and 6-State Trooper Project includes Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia state police agencies.