Two OVI checkpoints Wednesday night

OVI checkpoint on Route 4 in Jefferson Township. (WDTN FILE Photo/Justin Kraus)
OVI checkpoint on Route 4 in Jefferson Township. (WDTN FILE Photo/Justin Kraus)

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – Police will be out in force this holiday weekend cracking down on impaired driving.

Two OVI checkpoints are planned for Montgomery County in Harrison Township.

One of them will run from 7:00 to 9:00 Wednesday night and a second checkpoint will be set up from 10:00 p.m. until midnight.

In addition to the checkpoints, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the OVI Task Force will have heavy patrols on area roadways throughout the weekend.

The annual Arrive Safe program also begins Wednesday. That program, sponsored by the Miami Valley AAA and Heidelberg Distributing, offers free cab rides home up to $50.

READ MORE: ArriveSafe aiming to keep roads safe for holidays

The first checkpoint will be held in the 3300 block of North Dixie Drive from 7-9 p.m. and the second, from 10 p.m. to midnight, will be in the 2500 block of Needmore Road. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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