TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Big brother was keeping a close on the roads, watching out for drunk drivers all over Lucas County, Friday night.
Four sobriety checkpoints were set up around the city. In Toledo, police set up checkpoints on Lewis at Laskey, Berdan near I-75 and Dorr Street between Douglas and Richards. And in Oregon, police are checked drivers in the 2800 block of Navarre.
From a media release about one of the sobriety checkpoints:
The University of Toledo Police and Ottawa Hills Police Departments through The Lucas County OVI Task Force held a sobriety checkpoint on Dorr St. at the entrance to The University of Toledo on Friday September 12, 2008. The checkpoint concluded on Saturday September 13, 2008 at approximately 0215 hrs. 13 Officer from these agencies participated. Below are the results.
a. Number of vehicles through the checkpoint zone 234
b. Number of vehicles checked 234
c. Average time per vehicle :50 Seconds
d. Number of vehicles diverted 26
e. Number of DUI arrests 04
f. Number of Under 21 DUI arrests 01
g. Number of DUS arrests 04
h. Number of No Operators License citations 00
i. Number of other citations issued 08
j. Number of vehicles seized 07
k Number of other non-traffic arrests 06
l. Number of misdemeanor arrests (Warrants) 01
m. Number of Restraint Warnings 10
o. Number of Restraint Citations 03
p. Average BAC 0.134
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