Sobriety checkpoint set in Sylvania Twp.


A sign warns motorists as they approach a sobriety checkpoint on State Route 4 in Fairfield, Ohio June 15, 2007. Alcohol-related traffic accidents continue to be a problem in southwest Ohio despite an increase in police checkpoints used to identify drunken drivers, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Sunday, July 1, 2007. (AP Photo/The Enquirer, Glenn Hartong)


The Lucas County Sheriff’s Office and the county OVI task force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. today to midnight at 7836 Central Ave. in Sylvania Township.

The checkpoint will be staffed by task force members from the sheriff’s office, plus troopers with the Ohio Highway Patrol and police officers from Sylvania Township and Whitehouse.