Miami County deputies to focus on impaired drivers over 4th of July holiday

Additional Miami County sheriff’s deputies will be on patrol for the 4th July with a focus on impaired drivers and other crash-causing violations.

Extra enforcement will begin July 3 thorough July 5 and continue throughout the month.

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The 4th of July holiday is one of the deadliest for those on the road, with alcohol playing a large factor in many crashes, according to Miami County Sheriff Dave Duchak.

Deputies will target roads with the most crashes and OVI arrests.

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Additional deputies will work overtime and be assigned to state and county roads for traffic enforcement.

Extra enforcement is being funded though a grant the sheriff’s office received last year from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services.

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