Fitchburg man arrested for 5th OWI

Posted on Saturday, August 9, 2014 -- 6:52 p.m.

A Fitchburg man is arrested for his 5th OWI offense.

At around 11:00 p.m. last night, a UW-Madison Police officer stopped a vehicle at the intersection of S. Park Street and W. Washington Avenue after observing a defective tail light.

The officer made contact with the driver, and noticed a strong odor coming from the vehicle. The driver's eyes were bloodshot and watery. He also admitted to drinking beer.

The man took a preliminary breath test, which indicated his blood alcohol content to be a .268.

48-year-old Robert E. Mueller was arrested for his 5th OWI offense and was booked into Dane County jail.

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