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Man arrested after report of vehicle 'all over the road'

Washington state man arrested on suspicion of 5th offense OWI

TOWN OF BURKE, Wis. - A Washington state man was arrested on suspicion of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated after a motorist reported a vehicle "all over the road" early Saturday morning, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

The motorist described the vehicle and got a partial license plate number and called 911. A deputy found the vehicle on Highway 51 in the town of Burke.

Curtin H. Nelson, 41, of Elk, Wash., refused to complete a field sobriety test, according to deputies. A warrant was issued for a blood sample.

Nelson was also arrested on suspicion of operating after revocation and failure to install an ignition interlock.

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