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Man On Lawn Tractor Arrested For OWI

Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012 --- 6:15 a.m.

JACKSON, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a man who drove a lawn tractor on the sidewalk, street and into a Walgreen's parking lot in Washington County is facing his fourth drunken driving charge.

Jackson police say a preliminary breath test showed the 69-year-old man had a blood alcohol content of .21, more than 2 1/2 times the legal limit for operating a motor vehicle.

Squad car video shows the man on the lawn tractor motioning for police to go around him when an officer pulled up behind him Sunday evening. The Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/KZ9vtv ) says he's being held in the Washington County Jail on $1,200 bond.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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