4th OWI for Menomonie Man

4th OWI for Menomonie Man

A domestic call leads to a 4th OWI for a Menomonie man.

Troopers responded to a rolling domestic call that originated in St. Croix County at STH 128 and CTH E. The St. Croix County communications center was able track the vehicle’s location from the 911 call. Troopers located and conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle in Dunn County at STH 29 near 330th St. Upon investigation, Troopers detected signs of impairment.

The driver, 50-year-old Kenneth Ronald Porter from Menomonie was tested and subsequently arrested for felony charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, 4th offense and with a passenger under the age of 16. Porter was transported to the Menomonie hospital for a blood draw and then to the Dunn County Jail. St. Croix County and Dunn County Sheriff’s Departments are investigating the domestic incident.

The female party and the child, age 5, were picked up by a family member.

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