Sat. 5:30 pm: Two checkpoints planned in Trumbull tonight

Southington – The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Liberty Township Police Department, will hold an OVI checkpoint 8 to 10 p.m. on state Route 193 in Liberty.

Later in the evening, a second OVI checkpoint will be held 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. on state Route 46 in Howland in conjunction with the Howland Police Department.

The OVI checkpoints, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The checkpoints also will be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.