Morning Traffic Stop Turns into 5th OWI

Morning Traffic Stop Turns into 5th OWI

An early morning traffic stop turns into a 5th OWI for an Amery woman.

Elizabeth M Mandelin, 44 years of age, from Amery has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense.

Troopers stopped a vehicle for expired registration and a view obstruction on Second Ave in Cumberland, on 3/15 at 09:10 AM. Upon contact with the driver, the trooper noticed the heavy odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The driver admitted to using marijuana the day before. After a subsequent investigation, Ms. Mandelin was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance, 5th offense. The driver was taken to Cumberland Hospital for a legal blood test and later released to the Barron County Jail.

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