Sun Prairie man arrested for 7th OWI

Deputy stopped vehicle for driving with headlight out

Published On: Nov 24 2013 09:24:24 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 24 2013 10:19:49 AM CST

A Sun Prairie man was arrested for seventh-offense operating while intoxicated around 12:45 a.m. Sunday, officials said.

A Dane County sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driving with a headlight out on Highway 51 near Highway B in the town of Dunn, according to a release.

The driver, Michael W. Deal, 38, had a strong odor of intoxicants on his breath, deputies said. Field sobriety tests were given and Deal was arrested on OWI charges.

He was also cited for operating after revocation, and is being held in the Dane County Jail.

Highway 51 near Highway B in town of Dunn