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Montgomery County Task Force release results of OVI checkpoints in Dayton

DAYTON — The Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County has announced the results of Thursday’s OVI checkpoints in Dayton.

The checkpoints were done leading up to St. Patrick’s Day.

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They took place on N. James H. McGee Boulevard, the intersection of S. Keowee Street and E. Fifth Street and N. Gettysburg Avenue, the task force announced Thursday.

The first checkpoint was conducted in the 2200 block of James H. McGee Boulevard.

378 vehicles drove through the checkpoint, 39 drivers were diverted and three were tested for OVI.

11 others were found to be driving with a suspended license and 16 had no driver’s license.

The saturation patrol in the area of the first checkpoint made eight stops, found one driver to be driving under suspension, one with no license and two adults were not wearing a seatbelt, the task force said.

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The second checkpoint took place at the intersection of S. Keowee Street and E. Fifth Street.

228 drivers drove through the checkpoint and 40 were diverted.

One was tested for OVI, one driver was found to driving with a suspended license and four had no driver’s license.

Two adults and a child were found to not be wearing their seatbelts, according to the task force.

The saturation patrol in the area made four traffic stops and made one OVI arrest.

They found one driver with a suspended license, another driving with a license and two adults were found not to be wearing seatbelts. There was also one crash and two warnings issued by the saturation patrol.

>>Drunk-driving checkpoints scheduled throughout Miami Valley for St. Patrick’s Day

There will be a checkpoint tonight in Montgomery County.

It will be tonight from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. on State Route 725 and Paragon Road.

If you see a suspected drunk driver, you are encouraged to call 911 or #677.



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