The State Highway Patrol this (Fri.) afternoon revealed the exact
location of tonight's checkpoint: State Route 60 in downtown
McConnelsville.The hours: 7:00-11:00 p.m.
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office and McConnelsville
Police Department will assist troopers with the checkpoint, plus a "saturation
patrol" in and around McConnelsville and Malta.
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Authorities aren’t kidding when they say, “Don’t Drink and Drive,” and
they’ll be making sure everyone is safe on the road on Friday.
State Highway Patrol’s Marietta Post says it will hold an OVI checkpoint in
Morgan County on Friday evening, in order
to deter and intercept impaired drivers.
The exact location
of the checkpoint within Morgan County will be announced tomorrow.
says it investigated 29 crashes and one death involving OVI in Morgan
County last year, and it makes an average of 25,000 impaired driving arrests statewide each
The Marietta post serves Washington and Morgan counties.