State Patrol: Concerned citizen reports erratic driver, 29-year-old faces 4th OWI charge

Man arrested on suspicion of 4th offense OWI

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. — A Janesville man is facing a repeat drunken-drunken driving charge after a citizen spotted him driving erratically on Interstate 94 Thursday night, according to a news release.

The Wisconsin State Patrol said it received a call at about 7 p.m. from a concerned citizen who said there was car that was unable to maintain lanes.

According to the report, a trooper spotted the vehicle exit from I-94 west at Highway 26 and turn south onto Highway 26, then re-enter I-94 heading east. The trooper was able to stop the vehicle on I-94 east at mile marker 268 in Johnson Creek.

When the trooper made contact with the driver, 29-year-old Joshua M. Osten, the trooper reported seeing signs of impairment.

The trooper had Osten perform a field sobriety test, the report said. Osten was then arrested on suspicion of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated and other related charges.

He was taken to Jefferson County Jail.

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