State Highway Patrol
— Frank W. Ketchum, 54, state Route 644, Salineville, was cited for failure to control, OVI and a seat belt violation after his Sierra struck a guardrail, spun around and ended up in a ditch on Route 644 in Franklin Township at 1:51 a.m. Saturday.
— Joseph M. Bernier, 36, Cherry Street, Homeworth, was rounding a bend on Knox School Road in Knox Township when his Audi TT went off the left side of the road and ended up in a ditch at 2 a.m. Sunday. Bernier left the scene and was found at home by the trooper, who noticed he had a strong odor of alcohol about him and his eyes were bloodshot and glassy looking and he was moving slowly. Bernier denied having anything to drink and refused to answer any more questions or submit to any tests to determine his sobriety. Bernier was cited for OVI based on the trooper’s observations.