5 arrested for OVI in Butler County

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HAMILTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A checkpoint in Butler County nets five OVI arrests.

The checkpoint was held on Symmes Road west of the State Route 4 By-Pass from 10 p.m. Friday until 1 a.m. Saturday.

A total of 534 vehicles passed through the area. Nine vehicles were diverted, and five people were arrested for OVI. Officials also issued three minor misdemeanors for marijuana and two citations for no driver’s licenses.

The checkpoint was funded by federal grants.

Members of the Butler County OVI Tasks Force, Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Hamilton Police Department, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol staffed the checkpoint.

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