34 year old Demetrius Allen has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 2nd offense, with two children in the vehicle under the age of 16.
It was on Monday, at 12:16AM a Wisconsin State Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding on I-94 west bound at MM 88. Upon approach the Trooper detected the odor of burnt marijuana emanating from within the vehicle.
The driver, Demetrius C. Allen age 34 of St. Paul, MN, admitted to smoking marijuana approximately 2-3 hours prior to the traffic stop. Also in the vehicle were two children age 8 and 12. Mr. Allen was subsequently arrested for Operating While Intoxicated, 2nd offense with minors in the vehicle and operating without a valid license.
He was taken to Osseo Mayo Health Center for a blood draw and is incarcerated at the Trempealeau County Jail. The children were transported from the scene and eventually turned over to a relative.