Clark County Sheriff Deputies, in conjunction with the Ohio State Patrol, Springfield Police and U.S. Marshals, conducted a proactive enforcement blitz in Bethel Township and New Carlisle on Friday evening.

The Ohio State Patrol and Sheriff’s Deputies made traffic stops, served warrants and tried to make underage alcohol buys.

Unofficial total

  • 159 Total traffic stops
  • 16 Subjects taken to jail

Warrant Totals

  • 10 misdemeanor warrants
  • 6 Felony warrants
  • 2 Fail to appear
  • 4 Fugitive warrants

Traffic offenses

  • 2 No plates
  • 1 No operator license
  • 1 Speed
  • 4 Driving under suspension
  • 10 Seat belt
  • 1 Open container

Criminal Offense

  • 5 OVI
  • 1 Conveyance
  • 1 Obstructing
  • 2 Fail to comply
  • 2 Under age possession of alcohol

“Our goal is to take the numbers from the three operations and present them to other townships throughout the county,” said Major Alan Cox, who helped spearhead the operations. “We would love to do this county-wide.”