Traffic Stop Leads to 4th OWI

Traffic Stop Leads to 4th OWI

On Sunday, November 19th, at approximately 6:42 PM, A Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation on STH 35 at Main Avenue in Lewis. The Trooper observed that the driver, 59 year old Timothy H Ainley, showed signs of impairment.

A subsequent investigation, including standardized field sobriety testing, showed that Mr. Ainley was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He was subsequently arrested and charged with operating while under the influence of an intoxicant- 4th offense while having minor passengers in the vehicle and violating protection injunctions.

The five and eight-year-old passengers were turned over to a sober family member.

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