Police Make 8 OWI Arrests Over Last 12 Days
Shorewood police have been busy the last couple weeks with drunken driving and operating while intoxicated incidents in the village.
Here are the latest offenses:
- After striking a parked car in the 4000 block of North Lake Drive, a 48-year-old Whitefish Bay woman was arrested for drunken driving Sept. 19. The woman exhibited glassy eyes, slurred speech and unsteady balance during the stop at 9:48 p.m., police say. She failed field sobriety tests and her blood alcohol content registered at .22 following a Breathalyzer. It’s her first offense and she was not injured during the car accident.
- A 24-year-old Milwaukee man was taken into custody Monday, after police say he was observed driving with a defective headlight, pulled over and appeared intoxicated. Police conducted the traffic stop in the 1800 block of East Edgewood Avenue, where they say the suspect smelled of marijuana and had bloodshot eyes and slurred his speech. He failed sobriety tests, and authorities are awaiting the results of a blood test to determine his level of intoxication at the time of the arrest. It’s his first offense.
- A 23-year-old Menomonee Falls woman was arrested Sunday for drunken driving following a traffic stop for violating a no left turn sign near the intersection of North Oakland Avenue and East Capitol Drive. The suspect had glassy/bloodshot eyes, and smelled of alcohol. She failed sobriety tests and a Breathalyzer registered at .13 blood alcohol content. It’s her first offense.
- A 29-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving Sept. 19, after police observed him swerving over the median line in the 3800 block of North Prospect Avenue. During the traffic stop at 2:10 a.m., the man failed a sobriety test and a Breathalyzer registered at .17 blood alcohol content. It’s his first offense.