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Published: Saturday, 9/13/2008

2 arrests made at Oregon sobriety checkpoint


Two people were arrested but none for driving while impaired during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in Oregon.

More than 470 vehicles passed through a four-hour checkpoint conducted by Oregon police in the 2800 block of Navarre Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. Saturday.

The two arrests were for an outstanding warrant police did not say what it was for and for having an open alcohol container in the vehicle.

Police diverted 27 vehicles for further inspection at the checkpoint and cited 10 motorists for driving with suspended licenses or for not having a license.

Also taking part in the checkpoint were Northwood police and the Ohio Highway Patrol.

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