Two more sobriety checkpoints have been announced for tonight. That makes five in central Ohio — one in Columbus, one in Licking County, two in Delaware County and one in Logan County.
Columbus police and the Franklin County DUI Task Force will operate a checkpoint at 4505 Refugee Rd., east of Hamilton Road and Citizens Place on the Far East Side, from 9 p.m. until about 3 a.m. on Saturday.
Additional officers will patrol the area, according to a release from Columbus police. Anyone who is arrested for impaired driving and refuses a chemical test will be required to submit a blood sample under a Franklin County Municipal Court order, the release said.
The Licking County checkpoint will run from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Saturday on Rt. 79. An exact location was not released by the State Highway Patrol.
In Delaware County, the patrol and the sheriff's office will operate the first checkpoint from 9 to 11 p.m. on Sawmill Parkway and the second from midnight to 2 a.m. Saturday on Rt. 23, according to a release from the patrol. Exact locations were not given.
The Logan County checkpoint will run from 8 p.m. to midnight on Rt. 366 west of Township Road 94. It will be conducted by the State Highway Patrol, the Logan County sheriff’s office and local police.