Two checkpoints set in Mahoning County on Saturday

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning County OVI Task Force announced Friday that two sobriety checkpoints will be held in Mahoning County on Saturday to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

Officers will be conducting a roadside check of drivers in two separate locations for alcohol and drug impairment. Specific details of the checkpoints will be announced at a later time. Saturation patrols also will be conducted throughout the weekend.

The Mahoning County OVI Task Force remains committed to its primary mission of making the roadways of Mahoning County safe. Those who will be consuming alcohol must make good decisions, and choose not to drink and drive.

Support in operating the upcoming sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrols will be provided by participating agencies of the Mahoning County OVI Task Force, the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Mahoning County Emergency Management Agency.

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