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OVI checkpoints planned for St. Patrick's Day

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Anyone planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a few beers will want to catch a ride Monday in Lucas County.

Two checkpoints are scheduled for Monday, March 17.

One checkpoint will be near Springfield High School, in the 1400 block of S. McCord Road. The second checkpoint will be near the 1200 block of S. Holland-Sylvania Road.

Authorities will be in place from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

A separate OVI checkpoint will be held in Wood County on Monday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol has not released the exact location.

Drivers are encouraged to assign a designated driver before heading out to bars.

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