7 / 18 Two Felony Arrests in Two Days in Dodge County

Dodge County Sheriff’s officials have released details on two OWI arrests that occurred this week. One of the cases involved a man accused of driving 122 miles per hour! Both incidents occurred in the Town of Ash-i-pun. The first incident occurred on Tuesday night just before 8:00 p.m. According to Sheriff Patricia Ninnman, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one-vehicle crash on Washington Road near Franklin Road in the Town of Ash-i-pun. An investigation revealed that a 44-year-old Doug Drongeson from the Town of Ashippun was operating his car westbound on Washington Road when he lost control, went into the ditch and rolled over. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle, and had to be extricated. He was then taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. He was later arrested for a fifth offense OWI .The second incident occurred on Wednesday morning, just after 1:15 a.m. A Dodge County Sheriff’s deputy was on patrol when he observed a 1991 Ferrari traveling 122 mph on County Highway O in the Town of Ash-i-pun. A traffic stop was conducted, and it was found that the car was being driven by 28-year-old Joel Yocum from rural Ashippun. Sheriff’s officials say a further investigation determined he was drunk. He was arrested for a fourth offense OWI along with speeding, operating after revocation and bail jumping. Sheriff Patrician Ninmann said, “These incidents are very concerning.  Both could have ended tragically in serious crashes, putting the lives of other drivers at great risk.
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