Nov 20, 2023

Van Wert County Sheriff's Office to have extra patrol this holiday season

From the Van Wert County Sheriff's Office:


The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with a traffic safety grant through the Ohio Traffic Safety Office, will have an increased presence and patrols over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Deputies will be on the lookout for all traffic violations that could possibly cause danger to other drivers on the roadway during the holiday. The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office reminds those who plan on drinking over the weekend to make sure they have a sober driver in place.
The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office would also like to remind drivers to wear their safety belts and be attentive while driving over the holiday weekend. Sheriff Riggenbach expects traffic to be heavy as many travel to see their loved ones. Allow yourself extra time to reach your destination and have a Happy Thanksgiving.

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