OVI checkpoint yields four arrests, according to Lima patrol post


LIMA — Two people were arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated as the result of a roadside checkpoint operated Friday night by the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Two additional arrests — one for misdemeanor drug charges and the other a felony arrest — were executed by officers at the checkpoint, located on state Route 309 between Perry Chapel and Thayer roads.

A total of 1,005 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, according to the patrol.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted by the Allen County Mothers Against Drunk Driving chapter, Lima Allen County Regional Planning Commission, Allen County Emergency Management Agency and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.

Suspected impaired drivers may be reported to law enforcement by calling #677.

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