The Summit County OVI Task Force caught four people for during under the influence during two St. Patrick's Day checkpoints.
AKRON, Ohio - The Summit County OVI Task Force caught four people for during under the influence during two St. Patrick's Day checkpoints.
Nearly 800 cars passed through the sobriety checkpoint on West Market Street in Akron, while more than 1,400 passed through the one on Manchester Road in Coventry Township.
The task force said that the person providing the lowest breath sample had a blood-alcohol content of .166. The highest was .280, which is 3.5 times the legal limit.
Several people were arrested for driving under a suspension, five on drug-related charges and one for an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Five cars were impounded.
St. Patrick's Day 2013
Cleveland police said Monday 29 people, 24 adults and five juveniles, were arrested during the downtown St. Patrick's Day festivities.
For the 146th time, the St. Patrick's Day parade marched through downtown Cleveland to celebrate the day with tens of thousands of people watching.
Riot-equipped police were called out to quell an unruly pre-dawn St. Patrick's Day crowd at the University of Dayton.
With city of Cleveland officials expecting more than 300,000 people downtown for the St. Patrick's Day festivities, here are a few tips to get you through the day.
The 2013 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade will start at 2:04 p.m., and hour later than the traditional step off time.
Amid the snowflakes and icicles of a Cleveland wintery St. Patrick's day parade in 1993, some shamrocks, kilts, bagpipes could be seen.
The RTA said it's increasing services all day Sunday for St. Patrick's Day. The Cleveland parade starts at 2:04 p.m. this year and hundreds of thousands are expected to head downtown.
The MAC Tournament wraps up Saturday at the "Q" leading into the massive downtown Cleveland celebration that is the St. Patrick's Day parade.
The Live Well Network host of Let's Dish, Chris Koetke, shares his recipe for a steak marinated with Guinness.