Posts filed under Drug Checkpoints

Columbus DUI Checkpoints Tonight on Riverside Drive and Sawmill Road

Friday October 21, 2016 You may remember the recent post to our facebook page regarding the Columbus Police Department no longer maintaining an OVI Task force. While we noted that dismantling of this program may reduce the number of DUI checkpoints in Columbus, it is important to understand that DUI checkpoints in Columbus and its surrounding communities… (read more)

West Side Columbus DUI Checkpoint Tonight on Norton Road

Friday August 26, 2016 – Story updated to add 2 additional DUI Checkpoints in Columbus, Ohio According to the Franklin County DUI Task Force a Sobriety Checkpoint will be held tonight on the West Side of Columbus. Two more checkpoints have been added on Cleveland Ave. and near University District. 9 p.m. – 1 a.m…. (read more)

Columbus, OH DUI Checkpoints on Riverside Drive and Refugee Rd. Tonight

Friday June 10, 2016 Columbus, OH DUI Checkpoint If you live in or near Columbus, today is bringing excellent weather for boating on O’Shaunessy or Griggs Reservoir or enjoying Happy Hour libations on a patio with friends. If your route home has you travelling down Riverside Drive you may find yourself being checked for alcohol… (read more)

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Checkpoint in Hilliard, Ohio

Friday May 27, 2016 DUI Checkpoint in Hilliard As we enter the Memorial Day holiday weekend, many of us think of this as the beginning of Summertime, and will be outdoors at the park, boating, camping or otherwise celebrating. On this holiday we celebrate as we remember and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice so… (read more)

Two East Columbus, OH DUI Checkpoints Scheduled to be Held on Livingston Ave Tonight

Friday, April 8th, 2016 Two DUI Checkpoints have been scheduled to be held on the East Side of Columbus tonight by the Franklin County DUI Task Force. Both DUI Checkpoints are scheduled to be held at different locations on Livingston Avenue from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Columbus, DUI Checkpoint Locations: Livingstion Avenue, east of… (read more)

Marijuana Breathalyzers: Coming to a DUI Checkpoint Near You

By now, everyone knows (or should know) that driving high can lead to a DUI. And although marijuana laws have been relaxed, no state will ever allow a “stoned” driver to operate a motor vehicle. Testing to determine whether a person is “driving high” is expensive, time consuming, and limited to the analysis of blood… (read more)

Friday The 13th DUI Checkpoints in Columbus, Ohio

Friday, November 13, 2015 If you are superstitious, you may want to stay off of the roads tonight. If you do venture out, you may find out that the Columbus Police Department will be holding two DUI checkpoints. From 9-11:00 p.m. The CPD is scheduled to hold a sobriety checkpoint on S. High Street at… (read more)

Westerville Rd DUI/OVI Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Friday October 23, 2015 Before you head to that Halloween party tonight dressed as a police officer, escaped convict, or a zombie, you should be aware that the real police will be conducting DUI checkpoint in on Westerville Rd. tonight. As often tradition in the Halloween season, many people will be driving downtown Columbus for the Highball in the… (read more)

Two North Columbus DUI and Drug Checkpoints Scheduled Tonight

Friday September 25, 2015 Two Sobriety checkpoints are planned tonight on the North side of Columbus. Both checkpoints are scheduled to have Drug Recognition Experts. Drug Recognition Experts, also referred to as DRE’s are specially trained police officers who assess drug impairment based on a specific set of guidelines, such as, eye movement and certain behavioral… (read more)

Columbus, Dublin, Perry Twp DUI Checkpoint Tonight on Sawmill Road North of 270

Friday September 18, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has a Sobriety Checkpoint planned tonight on Sawmill Road, North of I-270. The OVI/DUI Checkpoint is scheduled to take place from 7:30 p.m. until around 11:30 p.m. Columbus, Ohio OVI Defense Attorney Joe Edwards always encourages safe driving practices as well as responsible drinking and designated… (read more)