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Task Force releases results for two OVI checkpoints from Friday night

DAYTON — UPDATED (March 19) @ 1:40 a.m.

The Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County released the results for two sobriety checkpoints in Dayton Friday night.

Both checkpoints were in operation from 7 p.m. to midnight in the areas of East Third and Terry streets and then in the area of South Keowee and Fifth streets, according to Dayton police.

There were 350 vehicles that went through the checkpoints, the police department said.

During the checkpoints, there were 23 drivers without licenses or whose license was suspended.

26 drivers were diverted, four were tested for OVI.

Police also served one warrant.

Extra patrols were in the area surrounding the checkpoints, which led to six drivers getting pulled over, no OVI arrests, one cited for driving under suspension, and one person driving without a driver’s license, police reported.

The locations of the checkpoints were announced in advance in accordance with state law.

INITIAL REPORT:

The OVI Task Force of Montgomery County will be holding its second night of OVI checkpoints for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend Friday.

Members of the task force will hold checkpoints in Dayton from 7 p.m. to midnight.

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The locations will be in the area of East Third and Terry streets and then in the area of South Keowee and Fifth streets, according to Dayton police.

The time and location of the checkpoint were announced in advance in accordance with state law.

On Thursday, the task force held an OVI checkpoint in Washington Twp. in the area of Miamisburg Centerville and Paragon roads, where 673 vehicles went through.

There were no arrests at Thursday’s checkpoint.

One driver was found with a suspended license and four with no driver’s license, according to the sheriff’s office. Another driver was cited for driving with an expired driver’s license.

Four were cited for driving with an expired registration, officials said.

There also was one person cited for not having their seat belt on, one person failed to stop at a stop sign and one person received a misdemeanor drug citation, deputies said.