Sobriety checkpoints nab drunken drivers, others in Lucas County
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:05:17 GMT —
Sobriety checkpoints set up throughout Lucas County over the weekend potentially dangerous drunken drivers and a handful of other arrests.
Officials with the Lucas County OVI Task Force conducted checkpoints Saturday night at various locations, including Central Ave. in Sylvania Township and Airport Hwy. east of I-475.
In total, 589 vehicles were checked with 43 being pulled aside for further investigation. Officers arrested two individuals for operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) while seven drivers were cited for driving under a suspended license. Twelve addition citations for various offenses were issued.
Authorities also arrested three people on outstanding warrants.
The enforcement was funded in part by the National Transportation Safety Administration.