A man picked up his 5th OWI.
49 year old David L. Pederson, from Barnes, has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense.
It was on Thursday morning just after 5:30 in the morning when a Trooper stopped a vehicle for the driver operating without wearing their seatbelt. The driver was identified as David L.Pederson and showed signs of impairment. A subsequent investigation, including standardized field sobriety testing, showed that Mr. Pederson was operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with this being his 5th offense.
He is being charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated 5th offense and operating while revoked.