BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (WDTN) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Logan County Sheriff's Office and the Bellefontaine Police Department announced a sobriety checkpoint will be held from 11 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday on South Main Street in Bellefontaine.
The sobriety checkpoint will be operated using federal grant funding, and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.
The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.
Troopers are again reminding those who plan to consume alcohol to also plan for a sober driver, or make other appropriate travel arrangements before drinking. Alcohol related crashes continue to be a significant problem nationally and locally. Please help the Patrol prevent more tragedy resulting from impaired driving by spreading the message.
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