Man arrested on suspicion of 7th OWI during Sauk County traffic stop

William E. Jakel

PRAIRIE Du SAC, Wis. — A Madison man was arrested Thursday morning after Sauk County deputies reported the smell of marijuana coming from his car during a traffic stop.

A deputy arrested William E. Jakel, 60, on several tentative drug charges, including operating with a restricted controlled substance 7th-offense, according to a release from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy pulled Jakel over around 1:30 a.m. on Highway 12 near Prairie Rd. in the township of Prairie Du Sac.

The deputy smelled a marijuana odor coming from the vehicle during the stop, according to a release by the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office. Jakel was also asked to perform a field sobriety test, the release said.

Jakel was arrested and taken to the Sauk County Jail.

No mugshot was immediately available for Jakel.