Belmont County man charged with ninth OVI offense

Special to the Enterprise

 A Belmont County man has been charged with his ninth OVI offense after a traffic stop.

According to the St. Clairsville Post of Highway Patrol, Joseph Jendruisk Jr., 68, was operating a vehicle northbound on State Route 149 and was stopped for a vehicle defect violation.

Troopers said during the investigation, it was found that Jendruisk was impaired by alcohol and or drugs.

Jendruisk faces charges for the operating of a vehicle with a cracked windshield, failure to reinstate license and operating a vehicle while impaired.

The Post said the investigation is ongoing.