Virgil Shipley/News These are two of the four newly graduated Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers that have been assigned to the Mount Gilead Post. Left is Trey Duplessie, 29, Elyria, and Michael Waters, 25, Grove City. Their field training officers for the first six weeks as troopers are Trooper Brandon Ruhl and Sgt. William Elschlager. Buy Now
MOUNT GILEAD — The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Patrol recently added four new troopers from the Patrol’s 155th Academy Class, which graduated 43 troopers on Feb. 14.
Troopers to the Mount Gilead Post include Trey R. Duplessie, Elyria; Paul B. Swan, Zanesville; Chantelle A. Taylor, Alliance; and Michael S. Waters, Grove City. According to Lt. Mark A. Leach, of the Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Patrol, the new troopers bring the total number of rank to 12 troopers that cover both Knox and Morrow counties.
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