Nichole Hannahs

OVI Checkpoint Friday

by Nichole Hannahs on August 26, 2011 at 4:52 am

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will hold an OVI checkpoint in Muskingum County Friday night.

The checkpoint will take place between 10pm-2am on US 22 near mile post 7 in Newton Township.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

The checkpoint is held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol related injury and fatal crashes.