OVI Checkpoint Held In Findlay

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 565 vehicles drove through the OVI checkpoint in front of the University of Findlay on Friday night.

Two of the vehicles were diverted for further investigation.

One driver was arrested for OVI and the other charged with possession of marijuana.

Following the checkpoint officers and troopers worked a saturation patrol in and around Findlay and during the saturation patrol 15 traffic stops were made and one person was arrested for OVI.

A second individual was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Officers from the Findlay Police Department, and the University of Findlay Police Department as well as troopers from the Findlay Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol participated in the checkpoint.

Local law enforcement agencies are reminding motorists to never drive while under the influence.