Results announced for Middletown OVI checkpoint

Nearly 700 vehicles were checked Friday night during an OVI checkpoint in Middletown.

According to Pete Reising, Butler County OVI Task Force coordinator, checkpoint officers at University Boulevard and First Avenue diverted seven vehicles of the 692 checked for further investigation between 7 and 10:45 p.m.

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The additional investigations yielded two citations for no drivers licencse; one citation for driving under suspension; and one warrant being served.

The checkpoint was operated by Middletown police, Butler County Sheriff’s deputies, and Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers.

The task force is planning another OVI checkpoint for Friday, Aug. 23. The time and location will be released the day of the checkpoint.

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