SHEBOYGAN COUNTY -- A Sheboygan County man is facing his seventh OWI charge.
The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department responded to a 911 call on April 14 of a vehicle swerving off the road and into different lanes of traffic, according to the criminal complaint. sheriff's deputies arrived to the scene and advised the driver, Richard Kubish of Plymouth, that law enforcement received calls about his vehicle operating unsafely.
Kubish stated that “he believed it” and later told officers he took Bupropion and also consumed five or six pills and did not know what they were. Sheriff Deputies noted Kubish’s pupils were extremely constricted.
After failing to pass a field sobriety tests, Kubish was taken into custody and was transported to Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center for a blood draw. Sheriff Deputies concluded Kubish was under the influence of a narcotic.
Kubish is scheduled to be in court again on May 23. If convicted, he could be sentenced up to ten years in prison and face a fine up to $25,000. Additionally, he could be fined up to $2,500 for also driving with a revoked license.
He was convicted of the same charge twice in 1989, as well as in 1996, 2004, 2006 and 2014.