Crash Leads to OWI

Crash Leads to OWI

Gretchen Marie Hakime, 38 years of age, from Minong has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 2nd offense, with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16.

On 02/13/23 at approximately 2:15 pm, the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on US-53 at Snowberry Lane. During the investigation of the crash and interaction with the at fault driver, the Trooper observed signs of impairment and a subsequent investigation, including standardized field sobriety tests was conducted. The driver, Gretchen M. Hakime from Minong, WI was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant 2nd offense with a minor passenger under 16 years of age in the vehicle. Ms. Hakime was transported to a nearby facility for an evidentiary test of her blood alcohol level and later transported to the Douglas County Jail. She was also charged with
operating with a prohibited alcohol concentrateion-2nd offense, operating while suspended and failure to yield right of way.

The twelve-year-old minor passenger was turned over to a family member. The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

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