OVI checkpoint to be held Friday in Boardman

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning County OVI Task Force announced that a sobriety checkpoint will be held Friday to deter impaired drivers.

It will be near Boardman United Methodist Church, just before Route 224, from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Officers will also be conducting saturation patrols throughout Mahoning County this weekend, looking for drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Support in operating the upcoming sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrols will be provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Mahoning Safe Communities and Mahoning County EMA.

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