Sat. 7:09pm: OVI checkpoint tonight

CANFIELD – The Mahoning County OVI Task Force will conduct an OVI checkpoint from 7 to 11 p.m. today at state Route 534 and state Route 14 in Goshen Township. Saturation patrols also will be conducted in various parts of Mahoning County throughout the weekend.

The checkpoints and patrols are being funded by federal grants and are intended to deter and intercept impaired drivers and combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.

Motorists are encouraged to make arrangements to get home safely if they plan on consuming alcohol.