Police arrest man for drunk driving after he crashed into telephone pole

The man was uninjured
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DECATUR, Wis. — The Green County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man Saturday for drunk driving after he reportedly crashed into a telephone pole.

Police say John W. Schluesche, 23, of Monroe was driving west on Decatur Road around 12:13 a.m. when he went into a ditch and hit the pole.

Several nearby homes lost power due to the crash. Neither Schluesche nor his passenger reported any injuries.

Schluesche was later arrested for operating while under the influence of alcohol and for failing to install an ignition interlock device.

He was also cited for failing to maintain control of his vehicle, operating after revocation due to alcohol, and for operating while under the influence.

He was transported to Green County Jail.