A Minnesota man was arrested for OWI on his way through Eau Claire.
27 year old Leonardo Gonzalez Gasper, from Minneapolis, was traveling just after 2:30 on Saturday morning when Troopers responded to a on vehicle rollover crash on I94 near milepost 75.
A strong odor of marijuana was noted when Troopers approached the vehicle and the driver, Gonzalez Gasper, displayed clues of impairment. Gonzalez Gasper and his three passengers, which included two children who were 5 and 8 years of age, were transported to Mayo Eau Claire to be treated for injuries.
Standardized field sobriety tests were administered and he was placed under arrest for first offense operating a motor vehicle while under the influence with children present and also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, operating without a valid driver’s license, and operating without insurance.