1 arrest made during latest Butler County OVI checkpoint

One arrest was made during Friday's OVI checkpoint in Monroe. FILE PHOTO
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One arrest was made during Friday's OVI checkpoint in Monroe. FILE PHOTO

Credit: STAFF

Credit: STAFF

One person was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence during a OVI checkpoint Friday evening in Monroe.

Pete Reising of the Butler County OVI Task Force said 694 drivers were checked during the checkpoint that operated from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday on Ohio 4 near the Monroe Fire Station at 6262 Hamilton-Middletown Road.

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He said two drivers were diverted for further investigation. One resulted in a misdemeanor citation for marijuana possession in addition to the driver being arrested for OVI.

The Butler County OVI Task Force is funded by U.S. Department of Transportation/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ohio Department of Public Safety.

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