MADISON, Wis. - Officers with the Madison Police Department helped care for children after a woman was arrested on suspicion of a fourth OWI offense.
Rosavi L. Cabrera, 37, of Madison, was found asleep behind the wheel on John Nolen Drive near South Broom Street and the Monona Terrace, according to a release from the department. Police said Cabrera had her foot on the brake and her car was still running when they arrived.
Officers and firefighters noticed two infants in the back seat and were forced to break out the front passenger window, according to the Police Department’s public information officer, Joel Despain.
The babies ended up at the police station, with officers changing diapers and caring for them, Despain said.
Despain said the police interaction with the babies was detailed in one officer’s report, with that officer saying, “Both children, after being in our presence and being in our custody for some time were both calm and playful and seemed to be in good spirit.”
Cabrera was arrested on two counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, operating while revoked, bail jumping and fourth offense operating while under the influence with passengers under 16 years of age.
Get your weather forecast from people who actually live in your community. We update with short, easy-to-use video forecasts you can watch on your phone every day. Download the iOS or Android app here.
- Police: Man killed in a shooting on Milwaukee's north side
- Stuck in detention: For immigrants without lawyers, justice is hard to find
- Expert predicts more Wisconsin frac sand mines may close
- Police: Woman battered, shots fired downtown overnight
- Man drives off road, arrested on suspicion of 4th OWI
- Man shot during 'disturbance involving many people,' police say