Richland Center man arrested for fifth OWI offense

Police say Vernon Washington nearly crashed multiple times
Man arrested on suspicion of 4th offense OWI

MONROE COUNTY, Wis. — Wisconsin State Patrol says they have arrested a man for operating a motor vehicle under the influence on I-90 early Saturday morning.

Vernon R. Washington, 41, of Richland Center was reportedly seen driving recklessly in Juneau County, nearly crashing multiple times.

Police say they stopped Washington in Monroe County and performed a Standardized Field Sobriety Test, before arresting him.

This is Washington’s fifth OWI offense.