Belleville man arrested on felony OW charges

Paul H. Hinzpeter

Posted Thursday, October 1, 2015---2:15 p.m.

TOWN OF DUNN, Wis.--A Belleville man faces felony OWI charges after deputies say he struck a fence Wednesday afternoon according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say a homeowner called 911 when he discovered a stranger inside a red car sitting in his driveway on Wuabesa Avenue in the Town of Dunn around 3:45 p.m.

They say 50-year-old Paul H. Hinzpeter struck the homeowners fence and was unresponsive.

Deputies say while they were in route along with EMS, Hinzpeter attempted to leave the scene on foot.

A deputy was able to make contact with him nearby.

Hinzpeter was arrested for his 5th offense of Operating While Intoxicated and cited for Operating After Revocation.