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Ohio County Announced for Saturday Night Sobriety Checkpoint

The specific location of the checkpoint will be announced Saturday morning, the day of the operation.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced will be set up in Portage County Saturday evening. 

The exact location will be announced Saturday morning. 

“Based on provisional data, there were 332 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 359 people were killed last year and 7,507 injured in Ohio,” Lt. Nakia Hendrix, commander of the Ravenna Post, said. “State troopers make on average 25,000 OVI arrests each year in combating these dangerous drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired driving, but to proactively remove these dangerous drivers from our roadways.”

The was in Portage County in Brimfield on St. Patrick's Day. for drunk driving.

Lisa Armstrong April 13, 2012 at 12:38 PM
how about a restaurant like the b spot or any Michael Symon type restaurant...hip, but reasonable priced.
Susan Ruiz Patton April 13, 2012 at 01:11 PM
Hey Lisa, Either you posted your comment in the wrong story or our system sent your comment to the wrong place. Oopsie.
Lori E. Switaj April 13, 2012 at 02:01 PM
Lisa, Michael Symon had a restaurant in Towne Center in Avon Lake but it closed in 2010. It seemed reasonably busy most of the time...but he closed it and opened a B Spot in Westlake.
StevenK April 13, 2012 at 09:39 PM
b spot? a glorified over-hyped fast food shack. 10 for a salad. gimme a break
Stan Stepak April 14, 2012 at 01:40 PM
I think this is a great that they are doing this. There should be one checkpoint in every county that week.
Marshall Dykeman April 14, 2012 at 10:26 PM
I need a drink!

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