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Man Arrested for OWI With Three Children in Car

RACINE COUNTY - A 45-year-old man from Illinois was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Waukesha Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with three children in the vehicle under the age of 16.

Shortly after 2 a.m, a WI State Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding on I94 just south of Hwy 20 in Racine County.

The driver was identified as Ricardo Cannon of Illinois. Subsequent investigation indicated that Cannon may have been operating a motor vehicle while drugged, 1st offense. A walk around search by Racine County Sheriffs canine unit indicated the presence of drugs, but no contraband was located. 

There were two 10-year-olds and a 5-year-old in the vehicle. 

Cannon is being charged with operating under the influence of a controlled substance 1st offense with minors in the vehicle. He was released to a responsible party. 

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