July 23, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A 35-year-old West Bend man was arrested Saturday by the Wisconsin State Patrol Waukesha Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, fifth offense.
The Washington County Sheriffs Department received a report of a reckless driver traveling northbound on Hwy 45.
The Jackson Police Department and Wisconsin State Patrol located the suspect vehicle and observed it deviating from its lane.
A traffic stop was initiated and, upon making contact with the driver, the trooper observed delayed responses and detected the odor of
Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were administered on the driver, James V Orlich, who was subsequently taken into custody and charged with operating while under the influence Intoxicated – fifth offense.
The driver also had open intoxicants in the vehicle. A legal blood draw was conducted at St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend without incident. The driver was then booked into the Washington County Jail.
“Pursuant to the direction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicly, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.”