Checkpoint helps deter drunk drivers

OVI checkpoint (WDTN Photo/Justin Kraus)

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) — A checkpoint held in Trotwood Saturday night helped deter drunk drivers.

The checkpoint was held in the 4800 block of Salem Avenue at 7 p.m. Saturday.

According to officials, 392 vehicles passed through the checkpoint. No one was arrested for OVI, but one person was arrested on a misdemeanor charge and one person was issued a restraint citation. Officials issued a driver a misdemeanor summons arrest for possession of marijuana. One person was given a traffic citation for expired registration.

The Montgomery County OVI Task Force said there will be various saturation patrols throughout the month of May, which is when the “Click It or Ticket” campaign kicks off.

Officials warn, if you plan to drink, designate a sober driver. 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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