Nov. 5, 2018 – Jackson, WI -On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:36 p.m., a Jackson police officer was on patrol and noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Highway 60 and Industrial Drive. The officer ran a routine check of the vehicle registration and the registered owner of the vehicle had a warrant for his arrest. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver was under the influence of intoxicants. Field sobriety testing was performed and the driver, a 45-year-old Milwaukee man registered a .12 % preliminary breath test.
A check of the suspect’s driving record showed he had previously been convicted of OWI six times, and had a valid warrant for his arrest. The suspect was transported to the Washington County Jail and charges are pending with the Washington County District Attorney’s Office.
This is the second “seventh offense” OWI arrest in the past three weeks in Jackson.
Chief Ryan Vossekuil