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OVI checkpoint tonight on South Avenue in Boardman



Published: Fri, August 24, 2012 @ 9:14 a.m.

CANFIELD — The Ohio Highway Patrol, Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office and Youngstown Police Department have announced an OVI checkpoint from 10 p.m. today to 2 a.m. Saturday on South Avenue north of Indianola Road.

The checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is designed to deter and intercept impaired drivers. In conjunction with the checkpoint, there will be patrols nearby as part of the agencies efforts to combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.


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1Knightcap(699 comments)posted 2 years ago

Thanks for the warning I'll go drinking in Goshen Twp. tonight.

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2yng00128(67 comments)posted 2 years ago

Thanks i will go down another road after I leave the bar tonight.......I love this country!!!!!

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3IslandMike(752 comments)posted 2 years ago

I will NOT drink tonight, but for my entertainment I wil drive through the checkpoint 27 times. If they ask if I've been drinking I will give the proper response, " not yet, you buying?"

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4gopherjr(10 comments)posted 2 years ago

Hmm...the headline say's tonight but the article says Saturday. Good reporting Vindy.

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5youngspartanrepublican(92 comments)posted 2 years ago

don't worry, they'll confuse enough druggies coming in from youngstown who will get picked up.

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6bsdtwd(40 comments)posted 2 years ago

They can't properly staff a jail, patrol the bad neighborhoods or respond to 911 calls in a timely manner, BUT they find the money and probably 20 cops to set up their checkpoint charlies just about any weekend in the summer or around Holidays. THIS is gov't run amok and trampling your rights. Where are the right wingnuts protesting these illegal stops/searches. Imagine what the Founding Fathers would think of Gov't police stopping law abiding people on horseback or in a buggy just because they can. It's a slippery slope alright. What's next? Home searches on a whim? Stand up for your rights. All of the phony MADD people need not respond. Ben Franklin.

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7WilliamSwinger(341 comments)posted 2 years ago

@bsdtwd

"...Where are the right wingnuts protesting these illegal stops/searches..."

A person has to be a Right "wingnut" to understand, cherish and desire to protect Liberty and Freedom?

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8southsidedave(4780 comments)posted 2 years ago

@yng00128...A matter of time before you are arrested and I will be so happy...ha ha ha keep drinking and driving and we'll all have a LAUGH ON YOU!

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