5 DUI Checkpoints To Be Held Across Central Ohio Friday Night
Five DUI and sobriety checkpoints are scheduled to take place Friday night into early Saturday morning at several locations around central Ohio.
A checkpoint will be held in the 4500 block of Refugee Road in southeastern Franklin County from approximately 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. A separate checkpoint will also be held in the same area by the Columbus Division of Police.
According to authorities, saturation patrols will be used in the adjacent area, mobile breath-testing vehicles, and a “No-Refusal” period will be in effect, which means those who are arrested for impaired driving and refuse to provide a chemical test will be compelled to give a blood sample.
In Licking County, the State Highway Patrol will operate a checkpoint on Route 79 from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
In Logan County, a checkpoint will be set up on Route 366, west of Township Road, from 8:00 p.m. to Midnight.
Delaware County will have a checkpoint on Sawmill Parkway from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. A second checkpoint will also be held on Route 23 from Midnight to 2:00 a.m.