Two arrested on DUI charges at Franklin County sobriety checkpoints

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says two people were arrested by the Franklin County DUI Task Force on drunk driving charges Friday night.

The sheriff’s office conducted two sobriety checkpoints in Columbus and Madison Township between 9pm and 1:30am. The first checkpoint was located at the intersection of Hamilton Road and Harbor Boulevard and the second was located on Refugee Road, just east of Hamilton Road.

A total of 199 vehicles were checked, with two drivers arrested for driving under the influence. Another two people were arrested on misdemeanor warrants. 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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