Douglas Odolecki was cited June 13  for holding a sign that said: 'Check point ahead! Turn now!' in Parma, Ohio.

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Douglas Odolecki was cited June 13 for holding a sign that said: 'Check point ahead! Turn now!' in Parma, Ohio.

Man cited for warning drivers about police checkpoint

By MARK GILLISPIE

Associated Press

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CLEVELAND — A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights to free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warning motorists to turn if they wanted to avoid a drunken-driving checkpoint.

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