Saturday, 24 September 2016 06:59

About A Dozen Arrested In Sobriety Checkpoints

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About a dozen people were arrested after police conducted a pair of sobriety checkpoints Friday night.

Officials said two people were charged with OVI, seven people were arrested for driving under a suspension, three people were arrested for outstanding warrants and one person was arrested for violating concealed carry laws.

More than 360 vehicles passed through the checkpoints in Barberton and Coventry Township.

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(News Release - Summit County OVI Task Force)

On Friday September 23rd, 2016, the Summit County OVI Task Force conducted two sobriety checkpoints; one at 292 East Robinson Avenue in the City of Barberton and the second at 3089 Manchester Road in Coventry Township.

At 292 East Robinson Avenue:

223- Vehicles passed through the checkpoint in total

18- Vehicles were directed into the diversion area for further investigation or violations

05- People were arrested for driving with a suspended license

03- People were arrested for outstanding warrants

01- Person was cited for driving without a license

03- Vehicles were impounded

At 3089 Manchester Road:

145- Vehicles passed through the checkpoint in total

09- Vehicles were directed into the diversion area for further investigation or violations

02- People were arrested for OVI

02- People were arrested driving with a suspended license

01- Person was arrested for violations of the concealed carry law

01- Person was cited for possession of marijuana

02- Vehicles were impounded

The average BAC of the two persons arrested for OVI was .094.

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