At 7:45 p.m. Friday night a citizen called in to report a reckless driver driving down the middle of Franklin Road near Mack Hatcher. An officer who spotted the vehicle in downtown Franklin witnessed the driver strike a parked car on Main St. near 4th Ave., and then leave the scene. Officers stopped the suspect vehicle and determined that the driver, 57-year-old Matthew Oddo, was impaired.
Oddo, charged with the offenses below, is free on the $7,500 bond set by the magistrate:
DUI – Third Offense;
Leaving the Scene of a Crash;
Failure to Report a Crash.
Oddo is due in court at 1:00 pm on March 30, 2017.