Traffic Stop Leads to 5th OWI for WI Man

Traffic Stop Leads to 5th OWI for WI Man

Larry A Baker, 60 years of age, from Arkansaw, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense.

On Thursday, May 9th, at approximately 10:28 PM, Troopers from the Northwest Region Eau Claire Post stopped a Chevy Silverado pickup for unsafe lane deviation on Hwy 29 near CTH E. Upon initial contact with the driver, Troopers noticed a heavy odor of intoxicants emitting from the vehicle. The driver, Mr. Baker, admitted to consuming alcohol prior to driving. Troopers conducted field sobriety tests with Mr. Baker, and he was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, 5th offense. Mr. Baker was eventually turned over to the Dunn County jail.

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