OVI checkpoint announced in Boardman Friday night

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning County OVI Task Force, in conjunction with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, announced a location for a checkpoint in Boardman Friday night.

The checkpoint will be from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. at 4030 Market St., according to a news release from the Task Force. In addition, police officers from multiple agencies will be conducting saturation patrols in various parts of Mahoning County throughout the weekend.

The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes by intercepting impaired drivers.

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