Mount Pleasant police say a 64-year-old man is facing his fourth drunk driving charge after he was pulled over earlier this month and his blood alcohol came back at almost three times the legal limit.
Tim Schoening, of Racine, was charged Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of operating while intoxicated, fourth offense. If convicted, he could face up to six years in prison and/or up to $10,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint, officers pulled Schoening over Oct. 9 near the intersection of Wood Road and Durand Avenue after they observed him swerve inside his lane and jerk his car back and forth. Wood failed field sobriety tests and agreed to a breathalyzer, which indicated he had a blood alcohol level of .222.
Wood’s prior OWI convictions are listed on the complaint as having occurred in 2002, 2004 and 2006.
Wood was assigned a $3,000 signature bond at his initial appearance Thursday. He will next be in court Nov. 2 for his preliminary hearing.