drunk_driving

Man allegedly not wearing seat belt faces OWI charge

State trooper notices evidence of alcohol consumption during traffic stop

A Blue River man was arrested on drunken driving charges Saturday night after a state trooper made contact with him for allegedly not wearing a seat belt.

Local roller derby team partners with DOT

Campaign will feature commercial with Mad Rollin' Dolls

Members of Madison's roller derby team, the Mad Rollin' Dolls, are getting in on a new effort to stop drunken driving across the state.

Janesville man faces 5th-offense OWI charges

Police: 36-year-old allegedly pulled out of driveway without yielding to traffic

A Janesville man was arrested on drunken driving charges after allegedly pulling out of a driveway without yielding to oncoming traffic, according to a release.

Man leads police on vehicle, foot pursuit, officials say

Traffic stop result of alcohol enforcement grant program over summer

A 28-year-old Madison man led police on a short vehicle and foot pursuit after they attempted a traffic stop as part of a grant program, according to a release.

Drunken driving bills languish at Capitol

More than 12 bills proposed, only 1 has gone to governor's desk

Despite a big push by some lawmakers last year, only one drunken driving-related bill has gone to the governor's desk.

Offenders could be subject to twice daily breath tests

Effort aimed at reducing repeat OWI offense, domestic violence

A proposal in the 2014 Dane County budget would create a program to test up to 100 alcohol-related offenders twice a day, according to Dane County Executive Joe Parisi.

Deputy: OWI suspect had open beer can in car

Stoughton woman arrested on suspicion of 5th offense OWI

A Stoughton woman was arrested on suspicion of fifth offense operating while intoxicated after a deputy witnessed her car nearly collide with another vehicle, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies: Teen drunk driver tries to flee crash scene

Woman injured in two-vehicle crash

A drunken driver tried to leave the scene of a two-vehicle injury crash Monday but was arrested a near the scene when her car broke down, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies: Teen drunk driver tries to flee crash scene

Woman injured in two-vehicle crash

A drunken driver tried to leave the scene of a two-vehicle injury crash Monday but was arrested a near the scene when her car broke down, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies make holiday weekend OWI arrests

Madison man arrested on suspicion of 4th offense OWI

The Dane County Sheriff's Office said five operating while intoxicated arrests were made through the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including one felony OWI arrest.

Deputies make holiday weekend OWI arrests

Madison man arrested on suspicion of 4th offense OWI

The Dane County Sheriff's Office said five operating while intoxicated arrests were made through the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including one felony OWI arrest.

Police: Passed-out motorist arrested for 5th offense OWI

Motorists report vehicle parked partially in the roadway

A motorist was arrested for fifth-offense operating while intoxicated after police responded to reports of a car parked in the roadway and partially blocking traffic Sunday, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Passed-out motorist arrested for 5th offense OWI

Motorists report vehicle parked partially in the roadway

A motorist was arrested for fifth-offense operating while intoxicated after police responded to reports of a car parked in the roadway and partially blocking traffic Sunday, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.