Dayton police announce weekend OVI checkpoint results

The Dayton Police Department has announced the results of the Memorial Day weekend’s OVI checkpoint at North Gettysburg Avenue and Kings Highway on Friday, May 22.

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According to police, a total of 542 vehicles were stopped by the checkpoint, 51 of which were diverted by law enforcement.

Five people were tested for driving while intoxicated, and four were arrested.

Police also found 31 other infractions.

Saturation patrols in the area stopped 12 vehicles, arresting one person from driving while intoxicated. Patrols also reported finding 19 other infractions.

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The OVI checkpoint was operated by the Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County, which aims to reduce the amount of drug- and alcohol-related crashes, injuries and fatalities in the county.

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