Crime

Janesville man faces 7th OWI

MADISON, Wis. - A Janesville man is facing a repeat drunken driving charge after a traffic stop Tuesday night. 

Wisconsin State Patrol said troopers stopped a vehicle at 7:10 p.m. on Interstate 39 near mile marker 159 on suspicion of an equipment violation. 

According to the report, the troopers saw indicators of impairment when they spoke with the driver, 49-year-old Rodolfo De La Fuente. 

De La Fuente was arrested on suspicion of seventh-offense operating a motor vehicle under the influence.

During their contact with the driver, the troopers detected indicators of impairment, officials said. The driver submitted to field sobriety tests and a warranted blood draw was conducted without incident.

De La Fuente was taken to the Dane County Jail, where he was booked on the tentative charge.

 

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