Boardman OVI checkpoint results released

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BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A total of 423 vehicles passed through two checkpoints in Boardman Friday night.

Of those, 10 were diverted for further investigation.

The checkpoints were held from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Market Street, near Ferncliff, and on Route 224 at the East Golf Hike and Bike Trail.

Of the ten vehicles that were diverted, the following interactions were recorded:

  • Four OVI arrests
  • Two summons for no operator’s license
  • One seat belt violation
  • One summons for drug abuse
  • One arrest for drug paraphernalia
  • One citation for marked lanes
  • One citation for expired registration
  • One felony carrying a concealed weapon

The checkpoints were conducted by the Mahoning County OVI Task Force in collaboration with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Task Force agencies participating in the checkpoints include Boardman, Canfield, Austintown, Beaver, Jackson, MCSO, Mill Creek, Poland Township and Sebring.

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