39-year-old West Bend woman arrested for 5th OWI; had child in car
WEST BEND — A 39-year-old West Bend woman was arrested Wednesday, December 9th for OWI — 5th offense, with a child in the vehicle.
The West Bend Police Department received a call around 3:43 p.m. regarding an impaired driver with an 11-year-old child in the vehicle. The vehicle was located and stopped in the 1100 Block of West Washington Street, and the 39-year-old driver was found to be intoxicated.
Police say the woman failed the field sobriety tests and blew .213 into a PBT. An open intoxicant was also found in the vehicle.
The driver was arrested and placed in jail for 5th offense OWI with a penalty enhancement of a child in the motor vehicle. The driver was also issued a citation for an open intoxicant in the motor vehicle.
The 11-year-old child was unharmed in the incident and was turned over to the driver’s fiance at the scene.