Celina, OH – Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced today that additional deputies will be assigned to work targeted areas during the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Additional Deputies will be on patrol during St. Patrick’s Day weekend focusing on impaired driving. Deputies will be assigned to specific Townships, these being Franklin, Jefferson, Butler, Granville, Gibson, and Recovery.
Sheriff Grey continues his traffic safety message by reiterating “The goal is to keep the motoring public safe, not ruin any celebrations”. The Purpose is for Deputies to be visible and hopefully deter bad driving. Sheriff Grey reminds motorists to “Never drive while being impaired, always have a designated driver”. He also reminds motorists to never text and drive, and as always please wear your seatbelts”. The continuing goal of the Sheriff’s Office is to keep our citizens safe.