Posted Monday, February 3, 2014 --- 3:26 p.m.
Madison Police arrested a woman for her alleged 4th offense OWI Monday morning.
Around 1:30 a.m., a passerby called police after spotting a car stuck in a snow bank off of Cottage Grove Rd. near the on-ramp to S. Stoughton Rd.
Officers arrived to find the car empty with a woman's purse on the seat. They saw footprints leading away from the car.
It was -9 degrees out and police were concerned for the driver's safety. They canvassed the area and found a woman who was stumbling.
She reportedly told officers she was walking home from a bar and that she had not been driving.
Police say it was her purse in the car.
Officers arrested 49-year-old Barbara Matthews.
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