2 face felony OWI charges after separate arrests, sheriff’s office says

Dane County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men on suspicion of felony operating while intoxicated offenses early Wednesday morning.

The sheriff’s office said a deputy made a traffic stop at 1:34 a.m. on Country Road B and Hillside Road in the town of Christiana. Officials said Bradley G. Pellmann, 54, of Cambridge, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested on suspicion of fifth-offense OWI.

Pellmann was also cited on suspicion of open intoxicants, unsafe lane deviation and no proof of insurance.

At 2:07 am, Lonny W. Alderman, 43, of Madison, was stopped in the 600 block of North Fair Oaks Avenue. Officials said Alderman was driving with a revoked license and was intoxicated.

Alderman was arrested on suspicion of fourth-offense OWI and cited on suspicion of operating after a revocation and no insurance.

Both men are were taken to Dane County Jail.

The sheriff’s office said deputies and the Madison Police Department will conduct a special enforcement operation Saturday targeting drunken driving and funded by a grant.