Checkpoints result in 2 OVI arrests


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Two OVI checkpoints result in two OVI arrests.

The checkpoints were held Saturday night in the areas of East Hillcrest Avenue and Delaware Avenue on North Main Street.

A total of 270 vehicles passed through the checkpoints. Of those vehicles, 25 were diverted. Five drivers were tested for OVI, and two of them were arrested.

The checkpoints and nearby saturation patrols also cited a total of eight people for not having a driver’s license, 18 for driving under suspension, two for drug possession, five for open containers, five seatbelt violations, two child restraint violations, one warrant, and four other offenses.

The Dayton Police Department along with members of the Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County held the checkpoints. The goal of the OVI Task Force is to reduce the number of alcohol and drug related crashes in Montgomery County.

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