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Water patrols were tripled over the long holiday weekend at Alum Creek State Park to help keep boaters and visitors safe.
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if you refuse you automaticly lose your license for one year. wow. abusive
mike

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if you refuse then obviously you have been drinking, therefore you should lose your license for a year...right?
JDD

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Jul 6, 2010
 
11 stupid people that didn't take the police seriously.!!!!!
Buckeye_Love

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Love Alum Creek Police. They gave me a speeding ticket for driving 20 MPH. Apparently I did not see the 10 MPH signs. I was like man, in Driver's Ed. classes the lowest enforced speed limit we learned about was 20 MPH it is called a school zone. Anyway, he was not impressed with my defense and I had to pay $110.00 I thought that was pretty steep, hell, I drive a mini van, not a hot rod, and I think the idle speed is just over 10 MPH. Needless to say, I don't go back their it is way to OVER POLICED. To quote N.W.A. " F the police "
bosco

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Jul 6, 2010
 
revenue enhancement!
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Undercover with binoculars pretending to be fishing with kids swimming less than ten feet away. How over the top is this? Have these so called cops go cut some grass in the park and earn their pay.
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Well on the other extreme there was NEVER any type of patrol officers on the water at Griggs Reservoir this weekend. There use to always be patrol on the water keeping things in check but now it's out of control. Apparently the two new river patrol officer don't like being on boats so they just don't go out. There were boats anchored all over the river with people swimming with floating devices as well as people tubing...both of which are not allowed on the scioto on any of the reservoirs because it's too narrow and dangerous. Those of us who know the river rules and boat there regularly use to be able to call river patrol when there was an issue...now we just have to deal with idoits and wait for soemthing bad to happen and then they'll start caring...just like Alum Creek.
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If they would patrol for idiots they would be able to take the rest of the year off. Way too many people on the lake who have no clue. Book em Danno.
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Buckeye_Love wrote:
Love Alum Creek Police. They gave me a speeding ticket for driving 20 MPH. Apparently I did not see the 10 MPH signs. I was like man, in Driver's Ed. classes the lowest enforced speed limit we learned about was 20 MPH it is called a school zone. Anyway, he was not impressed with my defense and I had to pay $110.00 I thought that was pretty steep, hell, I drive a mini van, not a hot rod, and I think the idle speed is just over 10 MPH. Needless to say, I don't go back their it is way to OVER POLICED. To quote N.W.A. " F the police "
Was Drivers Ed the only class you took in school since you obviously didn't take english? People don't know how to use the words there,their and they're.
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Jul 6, 2010
 
Avid Boater wrote:
Undercover with binoculars pretending to be fishing with kids swimming less than ten feet away. How over the top is this? Have these so called cops go cut some grass in the park and earn their pay.
I'm sure that if you were spending today in the hospital with your kids because they got ran over by a drunk boater you would be singing a different tune! Everybody hates them when they are doing their job but when your the one who needs help, you bitch when they aren't there soon enough. Your probably the same person who would bitch because you got a speeding ticket then 5 miles down the road get in an accident and thank them for saving your life! GET OVER IT! Until the idiots get smarter your gonna see more police on the road and the water saving YOUR life! If you don't like it stay home!
Bob

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Jul 6, 2010
 
CJB43302 wrote:
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I'm sure that if you were spending today in the hospital with your kids because they got ran over by a drunk boater you would be singing a different tune! Everybody hates them when they are doing their job but when your the one who needs help, you **** when they aren't there soon enough. Your probably the same person who would **** because you got a speeding ticket then 5 miles down the road get in an accident and thank them for saving your life! GET OVER IT! Until the idiots get smarter your gonna see more police on the road and the water saving YOUR life! If you don't like it stay home!
Very well said. If that didn't put the whiners in their place then nothing will. I hate to hear people whine when others are doing something to better a situation. Stay home whiners!!!!!
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Jul 6, 2010
 
I take my hat off to ODNR WELL DONE.
THANK YOU
seriously

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mike wrote:
if you refuse then obviously you have been drinking, therefore you should lose your license for a year...right?
Possibly, or you just dont want to be searched. It is in the constitution you know. I dont sidagree with losing your licence for a year or forever if you are drinking. My only problem is that you lose it for simply not submitting to the test
Terrible Job ODNR

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Jul 7, 2010
 
Our family was out there all weekend, I thought they did a terrible job. I saw all kinds of stuff people were doing wrong. I saw people tubing under the bridge, they were in a no wake zone and speeding never once slowed down.

I only seen ODNR in coves giving people tickets, they were just sitting there swimming with there families.

I didn't see them to much in the open water where the crazy people were.

Steps it up ODNR. Make alum creek safe.

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