Medford Man Arrested for OWI

Medford Man Arrested for OWI

A Medford man was arrested and received an OWI over the weekend.

34 years old Jess A Drost, 34 years of age, from Medford, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with two children in the vehicle under the age of 16.

On Saturday, February 20th, at approximately 8:40pm a Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper stopped an eastbound vehicle for speed on STH 29 near milepost 100. Upon approach the Trooper detected the odor of marijuana. A subsequent investigation including standardized field sobriety test was conducted. Drost was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the of a controlled substance, with passenger less than 16 years old, possession of THC and possession of drug paraphernalia. Passengers in the vehicle included 1 adult female, a 6-year old and a 12 year old.

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