Illinois Man Arrested in Wood County for 8th OWI

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WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI (OnFocus) – At 2:57 a.m. a 50-year-old Bolingbrook, Illinois man was arrested for his 8th-Offense OWI. Portage County Dispatch initially received a report of a man who was passed out in a vehicle at a gas station.

The vehicle then left before officers arrived. Later, Wood County Dispatch received a report of the same vehicle swerving while operating on the roadway.

The vehicle also failed to stop for a stop sign and the Wood County Sheriff’s Department located and stopped the vehicle near the intersection of Wilson Street and State Highway 34 in Wisconsin Rapids.

The operator, William O. Ernest, was subsequently arrested for his 8th offense OWI.

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