No arrests made at OVI checkpoint Friday night in Greene County

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced the results of an OVI checkpoint Friday night on Colonel Glenn Highway in Greene County.

The checkpoint ran from 9 to 11 p.m., and was conducted by the highway patrol in conjunction with the Beavercreek Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.

The checkpoint was funded by federal grants and aimed to deter and intercept impaired drivers. Extra patrols in the area of the checkpoint, called saturation patrols, were also planned.

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In total, 236 vehicles were checked through the checkpoint, while another 24 were stopped by saturation patrols.

Of those vehicles, no OVI arrests were made. Law enforcement did issue citations for driving without a valid license, driving outside of the marked lanes, disobeying a traffic control device and failing to top at a red light.

Anyone who plans to drink alcoholic beverages is urged to arrange for a ride or designate a sober driver, the OSHP said.

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