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Multiple Drunk Drivers Cited in Dodge County

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Dept. spent most of it’s time this weekend processing multiple drunk drivers.

Martin Yanick

Monday, September 29, 2008 --- 11:25 a.m.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Dept. spent most of it’s time this weekend processing multiple drunk drivers. “People just are not getting it. We spent dozens of deputy hours with these drivers which takes us away from protecting others property and other proactive law enforcement efforts,” stated Sheriff Todd Nehls. ”

This weekend began with a serious motor cycle crash on Friday at 6:57 p.m. that resulted in Timothy J. Goeller 27, Beaver Dam being Med flighted to UW-Madison for serious head injuries and a citation for suspicion of Operating While Intoxicated, third offense. Goeller lost control of his 2004 Yamaha on CTH G in the Township of Beaver Dam.

Less than an hour later at 7:40 p.m., authorities responded to a cell-911 call of a verbal altercation on STH 60 and arrested of Jacqueline J. Kuss, 47, for suspicion of OWI-third offense. The fight started after friends le the air out of her tires so she would not drive.

On Saturday at 12:01 a.m. deputies investigated a Hit & Run in Reeseville. Deputies located Scott A. Dotson, 45, Ft. Atkinson slumped over in his vehicle after he sideswiped a car on Harrison Street. Witnesses were able to ID Dotson after he returned to the scene after the crash. Dotson was arrested for suspicion of OWI – fifth offense and was held down at Hillside Hospital for a forced blood draw.

At 12:21 a.m., Shane F. Feil, 39, of West bend was arrested on STH 33 near CTH PS for driving erratically and arrested for suspicion of OWI – fifth offense.

At 2:04 a.m., Martin V. Yanick, 37, Hustisford, was arrested for suspicion of OWI- seventh offense. Yanick was topped for no headlight; Yanick refused to provide a blood sample and was also transported to Hillside for a forced blood draw.

The Sheriff’s Dept. also assisted three other agencies with OWI arrests, to include Randolph, Horicon and the Town of Oconomowoc.

“People need to understand that with multiple OWI convictions, the threshold drops significantly. For several of those arrested this weekend, the legal limit is just .02% and for three of them, they are Felony offenses that includes a mandatory minimum of six months in jail and up to six years, and revocation of 24-36 months,” stated Nehls.

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