Woman fails to stop at stop sign, gets arrested for felony OWI
VERONA, Wis. — Verona police arrested a woman Sunday morning on suspicion of fifth-offense OWI, according to a news release.
Monica A. Martell-Egan, 56, was arrested after a Verona police officer saw her fail to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Cross Country Road and Hemlock Drive. The officer put Martell-Egan through a field sobriety test and subsequently arrested her.
Because of previous OWI convictions, Martell-Egan is not allowed to drive with an alcohol concentration above 0.02. A breath sample revealed Martell-Egan’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.16.
In addition to the felony fifth-offense OWI charge, Martell-Egan was booked on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration.
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