Emlenton Man Sitting On Guardrail Arrested On 12 Warrants And New Charges

February 4, 2013
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An Emlenton man whom police found sitting on an Interstate 80 guardrail after he experienced vehicle problems has been jailed in Franklin.

State Police troopers say 50 year-old Kenneth Gratzinger and another man were discovered sitting on a guardrail, accompanied by a case of beer and a beef brisket.  Police tell KQW Gratzinger then gave them a false name.  Upon discovering the man’s true identitiy, troopers say they then learned Gratzinger was wanted on twelve warrants, many from Butler County, and that he had been driving under a D-U-I suspension.

Police say they initially charged Gratzinger with a new D-U-I count.  He was then placed in the Venango County Jail awaiting transportation to Butler to face the outstanding Butler County charges.

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