Loading…
Friday, July 25, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Saturday, 6/22/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

17 arrested by UT police at sobriety checkpoint

BLADE STAFF

University of Toledo police arrested four drunken drivers through today during a sobriety checkpoint near the university.

The checkpoint, which was held from 9 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. today on Dorr Street at Towerview South in West Toledo, also netted 10 arrests for outstanding misdemeanor warrants, three arrests for other non-traffic offenses, and included 12 citations for driving under suspension, authorities said.

Of the three non-traffic-related arrests, one was for having a firearm.

Nineteen officers participated from UT, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Lucas County sheriff's office, Sylvania Township police, Ottawa Hills police, along with three volunteers.

A total of 765 vehicles were stopped during the checkpoint and 60 were diverted.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories