CANTON — The Stark County Sheriff's Office along with other members of the OVI Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints Thursday in Plain Township, Sheriff Geroge Maier said.

"We intend to inform the public that officers will be vigilant in detecting and apprehending impaired drivers," he said in a news release. "We want to strongly recommend to those who will be consuming alcohol to plan for a designated driver or make other arrangements."

The specific locations of the checkpoints were not disclosed in the release.