Madison man faces 4th OWI charge for alleged drunk driving with toddler in vehicle

Madison man faces 4th OWI charge for alleged drunk driving with toddler in vehicle
Dane County Sheriff's Office

A Madison man is facing fourth OWI charges after allegedly driving drunk with a toddler in the vehicle Monday night.

According to a news release from Wisconsin State Patrol Southwest Region DeForest Post, Alejandro Tellez Romero, 37, was arrested for a fourth offense OWI with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16.

Officials said a state trooper saw and stopped a vehicle near Stoughton Road and Cottage Grove Road at 10:58 p.m. after the driver could not stay in their lane.

The release said the trooper approached the driver and saw that they showed signs of impairment and had a 13-month-old child in the back seat.

After having the man do a field sobriety test, the state trooper arrested him.

The child was taken to Child Protective Services after attempts to reach a family member had failed.

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