Sobriety Checkpoint Southeast of Stow Nets 17 Drunk Drivers on St. Patrick's Day
Portage County was one of several counties with checkpoints March 17.
Seventeen drivers were charged with drunk driving Saturday after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint on S.R. 43 just 15 minutes from Stow.
Of those 582 cars, 23 cars were diverted, according to the highway patrol. A total 25 people were arrested.
The highway patrol announced the location of the checkpoint on S.R. 43 Saturday morning following several days of announcements about a possible checkpoint in Portage County.