Stories tagged with: OVI checkpoint

July 18, 2014 - 8:47am
45 weeks 6 hours ago

The State Highway Patrol announces the site of Friday's sobriety checkpoint in Licking County.

The Granville Post said the checkpoint will take place on State Route 13 between 9 p.m. and Midnight Friday.

The checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The checkpoint will be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to combat alcohol related injury and fatal crashes.

The Patrol said if you plan to consume alcohol,...

June 20, 2014 - 7:47am
49 weeks 7 hours ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol announces details on the sobriety checkpoint in Muskingum County Friday...

The Patrol says the checkpoint will take place from 8pm to 10pm Friday evening on Maple Avenue in Zanesville.  The checkpoint will take place just north of Kay Drive. The State Highway Patrol, the Zanesville Police Deparment, and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office will conduct the checkpoint.

The OVI checkpoint, funded through federal grants, is...

June 19, 2014 - 1:38pm
49 weeks 20 hours ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be taking place in Muskingum County Friday, June 20.

A time and location has not yet been released, however Lieutenant and Post Commander, Matt Boyd said it should be a quick and effortless process for sober drivers who encounter it on their commute Friday.

"Our goal is to make the encounter very brief, just to pass on the information. We try and keep the encounter with the person we stop about 30...

June 16, 2014 - 7:54am
49 weeks 4 days ago

 The Ohio State Highway Patrol said that troopers will operate an OVI checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers this week. 

The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint and the location the morning of the checkpoint. 

The Patrol said if you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements. 

Operational support for the sobriety checkpoints will be provided by local...

April 28, 2014 - 5:09am
1 year 4 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announces plans to operate an OVI checkpoint in our area this week.

The Cambridge Post said troopers will operate the checkpoint in an attempt to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint... The location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.

If you plan to consume alcohol, the patrol says you should designate a driver or make other travel...

September 20, 2013 - 3:21am
1 year 35 weeks ago

An OVI checkpoint will take place in Coshocton County this evening...

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Coshocton County Sheriff's Department will perform the checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. this evening on Seventh Street in the City of Coshocton.

The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggresively combat alcohol-related...

August 16, 2013 - 8:22am
1 year 40 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Heath Police Department will hold an OVI checkpoint Friday. 

The checkpoint will run between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. on State Route 79 (Hebron Road) south of Kaiser Drive. 

The checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. It's also a way for law enforcement to kick off the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign which begins Friday and runs until September 2nd. 

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August 15, 2013 - 9:23am
1 year 41 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Thursday that an OVI checkpoint will be held in both Licking and Fairfield counties Friday evening. The checkpoints, funded by federal grant funds, are planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

According to Sgt. Mark Leach of the Granville Patrol Post, provisional data shows there were 413 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 436 people were killed last year in Ohio. State troopers make an average of 25,000 OVI arrests each year, in an...

July 26, 2013 - 8:50am
1 year 43 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint Friday in Perry County.

The checkpoint will take place from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday July 26, on West Broadway Street between Madison Street and Clayton Street in the Village of New Lexington.

The State Patrol will be assisted by both the New Lexington Police Department and Sheriff's Office.

The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrol to aggressively combat alcohol related injury...

July 25, 2013 - 10:10am
1 year 44 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint in our area Friday.

The checkpoint will take place in Perry County. The exact location of the checkpoint won't be released until Friday morning.

Lieutenant Craig Cvetan said that there were 452 OVI related fatal crashes in which 493 people were killed last year in the State of Ohio. State troopers make on average of 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these drivers.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by...

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