Law enforcement checked 1,106 vehicles and diverted nine “for suspicion of OVI,” including one driver who was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, during the OVI checkpoint on Friday in Warren County, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.
RELATED: OVI checkpoint Friday on U.S. 22
The Lebanon highway patrol post, with assistance from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, the Hamilton Township Police Department, Ohio Department of Transportation and the Warren County Safe Communities Coalition conducted the checkpoint on US 22, just east of Landen Drive in Deerfield Twp. from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
In addition to the checkpoint, officers conducted “saturation patrols” in the area from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m., according to a press release issued this morning by the highway patrol.