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Mahoning County OVI Task Force hits the streets

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CANFIELD, Ohio - The Mahoning County OVI Task Force announced on Wednesday that they will be controlling the streets this weekend.

A Coordinated Saturation Patrol Blitz will attempt to find people who are operating a vehivle under the influence, and make the roads safer.

"Coordinated saturation patrol blitzes allow us to patrol a specific area in Mahoning County and concentrate our enforcement efforts there," said Canfield Assistant Chief Scott Weamer.

The OVI Task Force makes drivers' saftey their first priority.

Weamer said that motorists need to be more aware of the importance of wearing their seatbelts as well.

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