DCSO: Man arrested on suspicion of 9th OWI after driving away from police

Melvin Davis

MIDDLETON, Wis. – Deputies from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office arrested Melvin Davis, 58, for his ninth operating while intoxicated offense late on Saturday night.

Police first responded to 6900 Seybold Rd. after a report of a physical disturbance between a man and a woman. Upon their arrival, Davis left the area in a vehicle. He was then located a short distance away and arrested.

Davis was taken to a local hospital where officials obtained an evidentiary blood draw through a warrant.

Davis was booked into the Dane County Jail, charged with his ninth OWI offense, eluding, operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent, bail jumping, domestic disorderly conduct, domestic battery and a probation violation.