AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Results have been released from the St. Patrick’s Day OVI checkpoint on Friday.
The sobriety checkpoint was on Mahoning Avenue and Howard Street in Austintown between 10:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.
The Mahoning County OVI Task Force and the Ohio State Highway Patrol said a total of 1,070 vehicles passed through.
Six vehicles were directed into the diversion area for further investigation.
Officers also conducted a saturation patrol where there were 91 traffic stops and four OVI arrests.
Enforcement activity associated with the checkpoint and saturation patrol was as follows:
- 4 OVI arrests
- 4 driving under suspension summonses
- 3 adult restraint citations
- 2 drug abuse summonses
- 1 no operator’s license summons
A conservative estimate showed approximately 25 percent of the vehicles that passed through the checkpoint were either taxis, limos or Uber drivers, according to the OVI Task Force.