New Richmond Man Arrested, 2nd OWI

New Richmond Man Arrested, 2nd OWI

John Ernest Riber Hartung, 33 years of age, from New Richmond has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 2nd offense, with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16.

On 3/25/22 at approximately 10:22 AM a Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle on County Highway A for a speed violation. Upon approach the Trooper detected an odor of an intoxicant and observed an open alcohol container in the vehicle.

The driver John Ernest Riber Hartung from New Richmond, WI, was tested and subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants 2nd offence. A minor passenger, age 2, was also in the vehicle.

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