Prairie Farm Man Facing 7th OWI

Prairie Farm Man Facing 7th OWI

An arrest leads to a 7th OWI.

Dwayne Lee Niesen, 59 years of age, from Prairie Farm, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense. At approximately 1:41 PM on Friday afternoon, a Wisconsin State Patrol inspector stopped a vehicle on US HWY 8 for speeding in a 55-mph zone and for following too closely. The driver was identified as Dwayne Lee Niesen.

A subsequent investigation, including standardized field sobriety testing, showed that Mr. Niesen was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Mr. Niesen was arrested and transported to a local hospital for an evidentiary test of his blood and then to the Polk County Jail.

He is being charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated 7th offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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