County involved in OSHP effort

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced the results of the 31st annual “Circle Toledo” OVI enforcement effort, held 6 p.m. Friday, April 1, through 6 a.m. Saturday, April 2.

The 12-hour enforcement effort involved over 17 police agencies surrounding the Toledo metropolitan area including Fulton County. A total of 89 officers cooperated to produce the following results: 19 impaired drivers were arrested, 420 vehicles were stopped, and 22 seat belt citations, as well as 40 other citations were issued.

The goal of “Circle Toledo” was to increase public awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving as well as to remove impaired drivers.