OAK CREEK (WITI) — 39-year-old Timothy O’Keefe from Oak Creek was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence and leading police on a short pursuit on I-43 near Ryan Road early Tuesday morning, January 28th.
According to police, O’Keefe was stopped for driving 10 m.p.h without his headlights on. Officials say O’Keefe was also weaving all over the roadway.
During the traffic stop, the trooper informed O’Keefe that he wanted to perform standard field sobriety tests. At that time, a Milwaukee County deputy arrived on scene to assist — and while the trooper made contact with the dupty — O’Keefe fled the scene.
According to the authorities, a short pursuit ensued.
Officials say a trooper was able to successfully conduct a PIT maneuver on the vehicle.
The pursuit ended with a property damage crash, involving the pickup truck O’Keefe was operating, and the State Patrol squad car.
There were no injuries.
O’Keefe is being charged with felony OWI 6th and felony eluding