Brunswick OVI checkpoint deters drunken driving as holiday revelry spikes

Brunswick OVI checkpoint deters drunken driving as holiday revelry spikes

BRUNSWICK, OH (WOIO) - Authorities know all too well the night before Thanksgiving can be very deadly because of drunken drivers.

Brunswick OVI checkpoint deters drunken driving as holiday revelry spikes

On Wednesday night, the focus was in Brunswick. The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Brunswick Police Department patrolled along State Route 303 and Pearl Road--two of the busiest roads in Medina County.

“You have one drink at your parents then the in-laws, and they add up before you know it,” said Brunswick Sgt. Jeff Carpenter

He suggest calling an Uber or a cab to steer clear of trouble.

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