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CrimeTracker15: Madison man arrested for 5th OWI

 Ernest J. Newel

Ernest J. Newel

Posted Saturday, December 7, 2013 --- 5:33 a.m.

A Madison man was arrested for his 5th OWI Friday.

According to a release,around 11:00 p.m., a concerned citizen called in a possible impaired motorist driving on the rim of a blown out tire. A Dane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy initiated a traffic stop on CTH J at CTH G, in the Town of Springdale.

The driver, Ernest J. Newel, age 39, of Madison, was arrested for OWI-5th Offense. He was also cited for Inattentive Driving and Expired Registration.

He is currently being held in the Dane County Jail, according to police.


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