Hillpoint man arrested on suspicion of third-offense OWI

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BEAR CREEK, Wis. — A Hillpoint man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of third-offense OWI after Sauk County Dispatch received a report of a potentially drunken man got behind the wheel at White Mound County Park.

A Sauk County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to the area and conducted a traffic stop on County Road G near Chapel Road.

The driver, 42-year-old Travis J. Liegel, exhibited signs of impairment during the traffic stop, according to a news release. Liegel reportedly refused field sobriety testing and was subsequently arrested.

Liegel was taken to the Sauk County Jail.