BROWN DEER -- A man was taken into custody for OWI, first offense, after police said he drove the wrong way down Brown Deer Road early Sunday morning, Jan. 6.
It happened shortly before 7 a.m. Police responded to the area near Brown Deer Road and Green Bay Road -- after an officer reported a wrong-way driver eastbound on Brown Deer Road in the westbound lanes. A pursuit was initiated, and the vehicle was stopped.
The driver was a 30-year-old Milwaukee man. In addition to the OWI charge, he was arrested on charges of recklessly endangering safety, fleeing and possession of a controlled substance.
He was taken to the Milwaukee County Jail on a probation hold.