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Sobriety checkpoints planned for Lucas County

Two checkpoints will be in operation Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
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TOLEDO, Ohio — EDITOR'S  NOTE: This story previously contained an incorrect date of checkpoint operation, due to incorrect information sent out by the sheriff's office. The story correctly reflects SATURDAY as the day of operation.

The Lucas County Sheriff's Office announced the Lucas County Operating Vehicles Intoxicated (OVI) Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints on Saturday evening. 

The checkpoints will be located at 1125 E. Alexis Road and 5033 Suder Ave., according to the sheriff's news release. The checkpoints will be in operation during the hours of 8 p.m. through 2 a.m. 

The checkpoints will be staffed with officers from the Lucas County OVI Task Force and will be paid for through the OVI Task Force Grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

Any questions can be directed to Deputy Robert Sweeney at 419-206-0408.