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Man on house arrest after 5th OVI charge

Staff report

YOUNGSTOWN — A man was placed on electronic house arrest after he was arraigned on at least his fifth charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Court records show Mark Koziorynsky, 41, was arrested after he was pulled over Saturday by an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper at East Midlothian Boulevard and Youngstown-Poland Road.

Koziorynsky pleaded not guilty to the charge, which can carry a maximum three-year sentence.

Municipal Judge Renee Di-

Salvo set an Oct. 7 preliminary hearing.

Court records show Koziorynsky had previous OVI charges in Youngstown Municipal Court in 1995, twice in 2008 and one in 2012.

The 2012 charge was also a felony for which Koziorynsky was given probation, court records show.