Multiple people arrested in area sobriety checkpoints

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CENTRAL OHIO (WCMH) — Multiple people have been arrested in sobriety checkpoints throughout central Ohio.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office DUI Task Force says three people were arrested on DUI charges at a checkpoint located at Cleveland Avenue and Wallcrest Boulevard in Columbus. Deputies also made three misdemeanor arrests and one misdemeanor warrant arrest.

In Delaware County, two people were arrested on OVI charges and one person was arrested for an open container at a checkpoint operated by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Delaware City Police Department, Powell Police Department and Shawnee Hills Police Department on U.S. 23 in Delaware County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol conducted also conducted a checkpoint in Athens County on State Route 56. Officers made contact with 240 motorists during the checkpoint and arrested one person for possession of drugs. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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