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Random Lake man arrested for OWI, drug paraphernalia found in car

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WASHINGTON COUNTY — A 22-year-old man from Random Lake was arrested Wednesday morning, Jan. 31 for 1st offense OWI. During the traffic stop, drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle.

According to authorities, around 1:20 a.m. a deputy on routine patrol stopped a vehicle for traveling 88 mph on STH 144 near Jay Road in the Town of Farmington.

The driver, identified as a 22-year-old Random Lake man, showed numerous signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety testing. He was arrested for 1st offense OWI.

After the arrest, and at the driver’s request, the deputy placed a wallet back inside the driver’s vehicle. While doing so, the deputy smelled the odor of marijuana —  a glass pipe was subsequently located in the vehicle.

The driver was cited for OWI, speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia. The breathalyzer result was .19.

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