Police: Woman suspected of 4th OWI after throwing bottles, creating disturbance in Mendota County Park

Stephanie Adams
Courtesy of Dane County Sheriff's Office

MIDDLETON, Wis. — The Middleton Police Department arrested 66-year-old Stephanie Adams Sunday at 11:04 p.m. on Century Avenue at County Road Q on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs fourth offense.

A release said a park ranger at Mendota County Park reported that an intoxicated woman was creating a disturbance and throwing bottles.

A Middleton officer saw Adams driving a vehicle matching the description of the ranger, the release said. Adams was seen weaving in and out of her lane on Century Avenue.

After stopping Adams, police said the officers smelled intoxicants and saw empty malt liquor bottles in the car.

Adams told officers that she took prescription medication in addition to the alcohol, according to the release.

Adams performed field sobriety tests and then arrested for OWI, the release said. She also provided a blood sample.