Traffic violation leads to arrest on fourth OWI charge for Rock County man

JANESVILLE, Wis. - A Janesville man is in the Rock County Jail for allegedly driving while intoxicated, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office. 

Officials said in a release that a deputy stopped a car around 9:20 p.m. Monday in the 3500 block of North County Highway F for a traffic violation on Janevsille's north side.

The driver, 61-year-old Michael Diece, showed signs of impairment, the deputy said. 

The deputy conducted an investigation to determine if Diece was operating while intoxicated. Diece was subsequently arrested on an OWI charge. 

According to the release, it was Diece's fourth alleged OWI charge, a felony charge in Wisconsin. He was also cited for having open intoxicant in his vehicle.

Diece was transported to the Rock County Jail. He will appear in court on May 21. 

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