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OVI checkpoint Friday night in Butler County

Published: Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 8:21 AM

The Butler County OVI Task Force has announced that it will conduct an OVI checkpoint tonight in the city of Hamilton.

The sobriety checkpoint will be from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on U.S. 127, specifically on MLK Boulevard at Walnut Street. The northbound lanes will be checked.

The task force said in a release that the checkpoints and patrols in the area of the checkpoint are part of its efforts to reduce OVI-related crashes. 

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State law requires law enforcement agencies to announce times and locations of checkpoints.