Lake Geneva driver found unresponsive in ditch faces 4th OWI

Lake Geneva driver found unresponsive in ditch faces 4th OWI

A Lake Geneva man who was found Tuesday night in a vehicle stuck in a ditch after a suspected opioid overdose faces operating while intoxicated charges, police said.

Rock County sheriff’s deputies and Janesville emergency crews responded around 9:45 p.m. to the area of East Avalon Road and South County Road J in LaPrairie Township for reports of a possible drug overdose, according to a release.

Deputies found a vehicle stuck in the west ditch of South County Road J and the driver, 46-year-old Arnie Conley, unresponsive.

Deputies conducted life-saving measures until EMS crews arrived, according to the release. Conley was later taken to St. Mary Hospital.

Conley faces a tentative charge of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated. He was also issued a traffic citation for open intoxicants.

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