Milwaukee Police officer charged with DUI following crash

Nine people arrested for DUI in Milwaukee County
Posted at 1:00 PM, Jan 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-08 15:23:27-05

A Milwaukee Police officer was arrested on DUI charges after crashing his vehicle early Sunday morning.

According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, Anthony Rivera, 43, was arrested after crashing his vehicle along a guardrail and wooden posts in the southbound lanes of I-43 at Locust Street.

It’s Rivera’s first DUI arrest.

The Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on drunk drivers with an Operation Drive Sober initiative.

From Friday at 4 p.m. through Sunday at 6 a.m., nine drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving including two repeat offenders and seven first-time offenders. 

Be sure and try our new SNOWCAST APP! It is the "snow equivalent to STORM SHIELD" - a great new product that gives you high resolution snow forecasts for any part of the nation! It has just been introduced for iPhones, but we are working on the Android version! Just search SNOWCAST in the App Store or click here.