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(Courtesy: Stark County Sheriff's Office)

(Courtesy: Stark County Sheriff's Office)

CANTON, Ohio — A man who used a riding lawn mower to try to pick up a pizza ran into some trouble when he had to pass through an OVI checkpoint Friday night.

He wasn’t drunk, but according to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, he didn’t have a valid license.

That was a problem since a mower is considered a “motor vehicle” if used on public roadways.

The checkpoint was set up on Rt. 172 between Canton and East Canton.

It was also discovered the man had warrants out for his arrest.

He was taken into custody and the mower was towed.