Fitchburg resident facing 3rd OWI

Trooper made stop in Dodgeville

Published On: Nov 25 2013 07:23:56 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 26 2013 08:37:03 AM CST
DODGEVILLE, Wis. -

The Wisconsin State Patrol said a traffic stop in Dodgeville Sunday night has led to a Fitchburg man facing his third charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

The stop happened on Wisconsin State Highway 191 and Bennett Road on the east side of Dodgeville just after 8 p.m. Sunday.

According to the state patrol, a trooper saw a pickup truck driven by Scott Donahue, 55, cross the center line while he was going eastbound on U.S. Highway 18 near Bennett Road. The deputy stopped the vehicle on Bennett Road near Highway 191.

State Patrol officials said the trooper performed a field sobriety test on Donahue, which led to his arrest.