Ohio Twp. Police News

A Merton Road in Ben Avon resident reported harassment on Sept. 20.

A business on Mt. Nebo Pointe Drive in Ohio Township reported retail theft on Sept. 21.

On Friday, Sept 21, 2018, The West Hills DUI Task Force, of which Ohio Township officers are active participants, held a DUI checkpoint on Ohio River Boulevard in Emsworth Borough.

The following statistics were compiled:

Thirteen people were arrested for DUI. Six were impaired by alcohol, and seven were impaired by drugs.

Nine people were driving without a license or under suspension.

Three people were cited for underage drinking.

Two people were charged with narcotics possession.

Ohio Township Police wish to remind individuals that if their plans include going out and drinking, they should plan ahead of time to use an alternate way home via a taxi, ride-sharing service, or with a sober, designated-driver.