Sobriety checkpoint to take place Friday in Dayton

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Jun. 10—A sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for Friday in Dayton, with additional details to be announced tomorrow.

The Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County will operate the checkpoint, with Dayton police officers as well as police from other agencies, checking drivers for drug and alcohol impairment.

From Jan. 1, 2018, to June 1, there were 1,693 alcohol-related and 745 drug-related crashes reported in Montgomery County. Of those crash, 173 were fatal and 61 were in Dayton.

During that same period, there were 60 OVI arrests within a one-mile radius of the proposed checkpoint, according to data gathered by the Dayton Police Department and Ohio Department of Public Safety.

We will update this story as more information is released.