Today, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office joined the growing chorus of agencies announcing increased patrols. Additional patrol deputies will be assigned overtime hours for traffic enforcement as part of a high visibility traffic enforcement grant funded through the Ohio Department of Public Safety – Traffic Safety Office and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In addition to general traffic enforcement, deputies will be looking for alcohol impaired drivers, safety belt and child restraint violations. For more details on the inititative go HERE.
It's safe to say that anywhere you drive this holiday weekend, you will encounter an increased police presence. This presence will announce itself in saturation patrols, sobriety checkpoints and grant-funded patrol increases. If you want to avoid a DUI designate a sober driver. If you need the assistance of an attorney, contact Charles M. Rowland II at (937) 318-1DUI. Charles Rowland regularly appears in the Washington Court House Municipal Court and the Fayette County Common Pleas Court. Visit www.OhioDUIdefense.com for more details on Fayette County's tough drunk driving laws.