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Milwaukee man arrested for 5th OWI with 3-year-old child in the car

Posted: 1:20 PM, Oct 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-20 15:48:54Z

MILWAUKEE COUNTY – Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 37-year-old Milwaukee man for his 5th OWI – and for driving while intoxicated with a child inside the vehicle this past weekend.

On Saturday, October 13, deputies stopped a vehicle in the 8400 block of W. Hampton Avenue for expired plates and illegal window tint. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office says the man’s license was revoked and deputies detected the odor of alcohol on his breath. 

Deputies also discovered there was a three-year-old child was in the rear passenger seat, and a sober adult passenger in the front seat. The driver was taken into custody.

The sheriff’s office says his prior convictions were in July 2008, May 2013 and twice in June 2015, and he faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.