A 24-year-old Oak Creek man was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving (second offense) after he drove his silver SUV the wrong way on Northwestern Avenue from Highway 31 in Caledonia at 3:39 a.m. July 4.
The man has not officially been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.
A number of motorists reported the man driving the wrong way on the divided highway. An officer with the Caledonia Police Department stopped the man in the 2800 block of Parkshire Drive in Mount Pleasant. The man, whose pants were unzipped and shoelaces were untied, failed a field sobriety test and had a blood-alcohol content above the .08 legal limit. Police also found an open bottle of alcohol inside the car.
The man had a prior drunk driving conviction in June 2014 and had just gotten his license back in March. Caledonia Police arrested the man, took him to Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Hospital for a blood draw and then to the Racine County Jail.
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