OVI Task Force nets two arrests during weekend checkpoints


CANFIELD — Sobriety checkpoints, conducted Friday night in Boardman and North Lima by the Mahoning County Operating a Vehicle while Impaired Task Force, netted two OVI arrests.

A total of 562 vehicles passed through the two checkpoints, at 6809 and 11330 Market St.

In addition to the two arrests, officers issued these citations: two for seat-belt violations, one for child restraint, one for no operator’s license, one for unsafe vehicle, one for assured clear distance ahead and one for a stop-sign violation.

They issued these summonses: one for driving under suspension, two for drug abuse, one for open container and one for furnishing false information to an officer to avoid citation.

Officers also conducted 41 traffic stops during a saturation patrol in support of the checkpoints.

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