Ohio State Highway Patrol Drug Arrest Numbers


Lima, OH (WIMA) - Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers do more than just patrol traffic.

They investigated a wide range of felonies in 2017 and found a large increase in total drug arrests.

Troopers made 16,653 drug arrests, which is up 25% compared to 2016.

Large drug seizures from last year included over 29 pounds of meth, more than 35 pounds of heroin, and 85 hundred ecstasy pills.

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