Pot odor leads to 8th OWI charge for Janesville man, police say
Officers saw driver make U-turn, get stuck in snow
Police said a Janesville man was charged with his eighth-offense OWI after an officer smelled pot coming from him.
The Janesville Police Department said it received a complaint about a vehicle driving recklessly on the city's south side Friday at 5:35 p.m. Officers spotted the vehicle on the 2100 block of South Walnut Street getting stuck in a snow bank after making a U-turn.
Officers smelled a burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle, according to the report. The driver, Leon Guenther, 52, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested on suspicion of an eighth-offense operating while intoxicated.
Guenther was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to Rock County Jail.
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