The checkpoint will be held Saturday night
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Chillicothe Police Department and the Ross County Sheriff’s Department, announced an OVI checkpoint will be held from 8pm Saturday to 1am Sunday on Western Avenue in Chillicothe, Ross County.
The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.
The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.
If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink. Don’t let another life be lost for the senseless and selfish act of getting behind the wheel impaired.