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Deputies: Beltline speeder suspected of 4th OWI

Vehicle stopped Friday morning near Monona Drive

MONONA, Wis. - A Fitchburg man stopped for speeding on the Beltline Highway was arrested on suspicion of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

A deputy said a vehicle was spotted traveling 82 mph on the Beltline at Monona Drive at 2 a.m. on Friday.

Lorenzo A. Jones, 33, was found to be intoxicated but refused to give a blood sample, according to deputies. He was arrested after deputies got a search warrant to get the sample.

Jones was also cited on suspicion of speeding, operating after revocation and no insurance.

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