Suspected drunk driver captured after escaping police

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DEFOREST, Wis. — Authorities say a man who ran away while handcuffed after an OWI arrest has been captured without incident in DeForest.

The State Patrol says 25-year-old James J. Esposito of Channahon, Illinois was arrested for first offense OWI just after midnight at Mile Marker 127 on Interstate 39/90/94.

At around 2 a.m., Esposito reportedly escaped custody and ran off while barefoot and handcuffed on County Highway V and River Road, toward DeForest.

At 8:24 a.m., the State Patrol issued an update saying Esposito had been found and taken back into custody without incident.