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      Sobriety checkpoint awaits drivers in Maumee Friday night

      <font size="2">Lucas County Sheriff's deputies will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night in an effort to deter and intercept impaired drivers.</font>

      MAUMEE, Ohio -- Lucas County Sheriff's deputies will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night in an effort to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

      The checkpoint will be held from 8:30 p.m. Friday until 1:30 a.m. Saturday at Salisbury Road near Briarfield.

      The special enforcement is part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

      READ: Police required to announce DUI checkpoints ahead of time

      The checkpoint will be operated by officers from the Lucas County OVI Task Force and is funded by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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