VAN WERT — The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced its location for an OVI checkpoint this evening in Van Wert County.
The checkpoint will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight on U.S. 127 in Van Wert County.
The checkpoints are funded by federal grants to deter and detect impaired drivers. They’re held with nearby saturation patrols. Authorities urged people who planned on consuming alcohol to designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before drinking.