Sobriety Checkpoint Location on S.R. 59 Announced
The checkpoint will be set up from 10 p.m. April 14 until 2 a.m. April 15
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced the drunk driving checkpoint in Portage County April 14 will be set up on State Route 59 in Kent near milepost 3.
The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, will be conducted with the help of the Kent Police Department from 10 p.m. Saturday April 14 until 2 a.m. Sunday April 15.
"The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes," according to a press release.
The most recent checkpoint in Brimfield on St. Patrick's Day nabbed 17 drunk drivers.