Man Arrested for 4th OWI and Allegedly Biting Officer

Updated Monday, March 18, 2013 --- 5:45 p.m.

Online records show that Anthony Celley was found guilty of OWI (4th offense) after being convicted of refusing to take a test for intoxication after his arrest. He was sentenced to nine months in jail with Huber privileges, his driver's license was revoked for three years, and he will need to use an ignition interlock device when he gets his license back.

Celley also had several charges dropped, including battery to an officer, resisting arrest, and criminal damage to property. Court records show he was charged with those three felonies, but they were dismissed during a plea hearing on March 1st.


Posted Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 11:09 p.m.

Press Release from the Monona Police Department:

On Oct. 21, 2012 at 6pm a Monona Police Officer was requested by Madison Police to check an address in the 4400 block of Wallace Ave in Monona for a hit and run suspect and vehicle.

Upon arrival to the area, the Monona Officer observed the suspect car traveling down the 4700 block of Wallace Ave. The Monona Officer made a traffic stop on the vehicle and the driver excited the vehicle and refused to follow officer commands, and a physical struggle ensued.

The officer was alone at the time and mutual aid was requested. Several local officers responded and the suspect continued to physically resist. The suspect was handcuffed and placed in a squad car, where he caused damage to equipment.

While en route to the jail, the suspect needed to be re-secured to avoid further damage and harm to himself, and at this time the suspect bit an officer on scene.

30-year-old Anthony J. Celley of the 4400 block of Wallace Ave. was arrested for 4th offense drunk driving and was also charged with battery to an officer, resisting arrest and criminal damage to property. Madison Police had additional traffic related charted

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