An OVI checkpoint is planned for Friday night in Mahoning County.

The Mahoning County OVI Task Force said they would conduct the checkpoint to help deter and intercept impaired drivers. 

Specific details on the time and place of the checkpoint will be released later.

Officers ask that those who are consuming alcohol to make the right decisions and not drink and drive. 

Saturation patrols will also be conducted by the task force, as well as state troopers, ODOT, Mahoning Safe Communities, and the Mahoning County EMA.