11/19 Sheriff Deputies Handle Multiple OWI Arrests

Washington County Sheriff Deputies were kept busy over the weekend with a series of OWI violations. The first incident happened Saturday morning at around three thirty. According to the deputy’s report, a forty year old man from St. Francis man was reported to be driving North bound in the South bound lane of Highway 41 near Hwy K. Deputies located and stopped the driver on 41 at  Highway D. At the time he was still operating in the south bound lanes. There were two adult passengers sleeping in vehicle as this violation occurred and they were not aware of the driver traveling in the wrong lanes of 41.The forty year old driver was cooperative. He was arrested for his first offense OWI and issued other related citations.  The second OWI case also involved an accident with an illegal weapons possession. Sunday morning at about two fifteen am, sheriff deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 144 and  Bolton Drive in the Town of Farmington for a report of a  head on crash with one occupant trapped. Upon arrival at the accident scene the northbound vehicle driven by 21 year old City of West Bend man reported to deputies that he had drifted into southbound lane with a vehicle driven by 38 year-old Town of Kewaskum man.  The 21 year-old man complained of minor injuries and was transported to St Joseph’s Hospital. The 38 year-old man who was reported as being trapped had minor injuries and refused medical assistance transport. Initial investigation of the two vehicles revealed that inside the 21 year-olds truck center counsel was a loaded Smith & Wesson . He did not have a Concealed Carry Weapon permit. The Deputy went to St Joes and was able to conduct field sobriety tests and subsequently arrested  the 21 year old for a  first offense OWI and also filed a request for charges for carrying a concealed weapon.
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