OVI Checkpoint on Route 7 Scheduled for Saturday Evening


The Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office, Bridgeport Police Department, and Martins Ferry Police Department will hold an OVI checkpoint from 11:00 Saturday evening on State Route 7 at Aetna Street in Belmont County.

The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

The checkpoint will be held with saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.

If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other arrangements before drinking.

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