51 diverted, 2 OVI arrests made during Dayton sobriety checkpoint

Sobriety checkpoint this morning in Oxford
Sobriety checkpoint this morning in Oxford

More than 650 vehicles went through a sobriety checkpoint in Dayton Thursday evening and two were arrested for OVI, according to Dayton police.

The checkpoint was at South Keowee and East Fifth streets in Dayton.

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Fifty-one vehicles were diverted for a closer check and 30 people had a suspended or no driver’s license. One person has a warrant, according to police.

During saturation patrols officers made one OVI arrest and 21 stops.

Seven people had a suspended or no driver’s license. One felony arrest was made and 14 warnings were issued.

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