OVI Task Force holding checkpoints in Mahoning County on Saturday

Specific details of the checkpoints will be announced at a later time

DUI, OVI Checkpoint Generic

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning County OVI Task Force announced that two sobriety checkpoints will be held in Mahoning County on Saturday, May 21.

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 will also be conducted throughout the weekend.

The Mahoning County OVI Task Force said the checkpoints are designed to make the roadways of Mahoning County safer by intercepting impaired drivers.

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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