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Arrest made during OVI checkpoint in Logan County

A driver was arrested for OVI and another cited for having an open container of alcohol during an OVI checkpoint in Logan County Friday night.

847 cars passed through the four hour checkpoint at Main Street and Lake Avenue in Bellefontaine, according to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. 

Crash statistics for the past three years indicate there have been a total of 64 alcohol-related crashes within a three mile radius of the checkpoint's location. 

According to the release, of those 64 crashes, 3 included fatalities and another 20 involved injuries. 

Officers from the Marysville post of the OSHP, Bellefontaine Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff's Office combined efforts for the traffic stops.

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