The Ohio State Highway Patrol Xenia Post and the Butler County OVI Task Force have announced the locations and times of three OVI checkpoints that will be held tonight.
In Greene County, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Beavercreek and Fairborn police will assist the patrol in checking drivers for sobriety on Colonel Glen Highway, according to a release from OSHP.
The first checkpoint is set to happen from 8 to 10 p.m. in the city of Beavercreek; The second will be held on Colonel Glen from 10 p.m. to midnight in the city of Fairborn, according to the patrol.
In Butler County, the OVI Task Force will be checking drivers from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Ohio 4, just north of Symmes Road in Fairfield.
Police will be patrolling the areas near the checkpoints as part of the effort to “aggressively combat impaired driver-related injury and fatal crashes,” according to the patrol.
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The patrol advises those who plan to go out and drink should use a designated driver or make other travel arrangements rather than driving.
“Don’t let another life be lost for the senseless and selfish act of getting behind the wheel impaired,” a statement from the patrol reads.