2 Trumbull Co. OVI checkpoints scheduled for Saturday evening

One checkpoint will be held from 8-10 p.m. on State Route 193 in Liberty

LIBERTY, Ohio (WYTV) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced an OVI checkpoint will be held in Trumbull County Saturday evening.

The checkpoint will be held from 8-10 p.m. on State Route 193 in Liberty.

Then, a second checkpoint will be held from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. on State Route 46 in Howland.

Data shows 311 OVI-related crashes were reported last year in Ohio, with 341 people killed.

“State troopers make on average 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers,” said Lieutenant Brian Holt, commander of the Warren Post.