Police: Man faces 5th OWI in Middleton

Police: Man faces 5th OWI in Middleton

Middleton police said a 32-year-old Middleton man tried to run away from them after he was given a field sobriety test while under suspicion operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

The man was pulled over just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on University Avenue near Park Street.

According to police, Matthew Moll of Middleton was found to have marijuana, drug paraphernalia and open intoxicants in his car when he was pulled over.

Moll was given a field sobriety test after he was pulled over, but tried to flee immediately afterward, according to police. Police said Moll was taken into custody after being apprehended a short distance away.