Loading…
Friday, December 26, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Tuesday, 10/30/2012

Sandusky, Seneca counties hold 'saturation patrol'

BLADE STAFF

FREMONT -- State and local law enforcement agencies conducted a “saturation patrol” last week in Sandusky and Seneca counties in what was called an effort to combat the rising drug abuse problem in those counties.

The Ohio Highway Patrol on Monday said officers made 539 traffic stops and 210 arrests during the two-day blitz Thursday and Friday. Thirteen impaired drivers were arrested, and 20 felony warrants served. Small amounts of suspected drugs, two guns, $6,849 in drug money, and a vehicle was seized.

“Successful multi-agency enforcement efforts like the one in Sandusky and Seneca County illustrate the collective power of removing drugs and wanted felons from our communities,” said Col. John Born, superintendent of the Highway Patrol.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories