OVI checkpoint planned for Middletown tonight

5 things to know about OVI checkpoints

MIDDLETOWN — The Butler County OVI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Middletown tonight.

The checkpoint will be on the northbound lanes of University Boulevard at First Avenue, starting at 11 p.m. and ending no later than 3 a.m.

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Police will be patrolling the areas near the checkpoints as part of the effort to “reduce OVI related crashed resulting in injuries and fatalities,” according to a release by the task force.

The Butler County OVI Task Force is funded by U.S. DOT/NHTSA and ODPS.