Butler County OVI checkpoint nets drug arrest

Thursday night's OVI checkpoint in Fairfield resulted in one felony drug arrest. FILE PHOTO
Thursday night's OVI checkpoint in Fairfield resulted in one felony drug arrest. FILE PHOTO

Credit: STAFF

Credit: STAFF

The Butler County OVI Task Force checkpoint resulted in several citations and one felony drug arrest.

The task force operated the checkpoint on westbound Nilles Boulevard near Pleasant Avenue between 7-10 p.m. Thursday where 545 vehicles were checked.

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Pete Reising, task force coordinator, said 15 vehicles were diverted for further investigation that resulted in five citations for no drivers license; one misdemeanor drug summons; and one felony drug arrest.

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