OVI checkpoint nets one arrest north of BG

The Ohio State Highway Patrol in partnership with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office conducted an OVI checkpoint on Friday from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Ohio 25 between Simonds Road and Nims Road.

The OVI checkpoint yielded one OVI arrest and one minor misdemeanor marijuana citation. Contact was made with more than 878 vehicles at the checkpoint. During saturation patrol of the OVI checkpoint an additional four OVI arrests were made.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Wood County Sheriff’s Office reminds you to call #677 or 911 if you suspect an impaired driver.

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