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Milwaukee Police Officer Cited for OWI

A Milwaukee Police Officer refused to perform standardized field sobriety test when he was pulled over by a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputy on New Year’s Day.

According Milwaukee County Sheriff, a deputy stopped a vehicle on W. Bluemound Road at S. 83rd Street for lane deviation.

The incident occurred at 6:15 AM.

Michael G. Boden, age 52, of Milwaukee, refused to perform standardized field sobriety tests. 

The deputy indicated Boden had held a badge out the window when he pulled him over. 

Boden is a current Milwaukee police officer, and said he had his police firearm in a bag in the backseat. 

Boden was conveyed to Froedtert Hospital for a blood draw. 

He was issued citations for OWI-1st, and deviation from designated lane.  He faces potential charges of Endanger Safety by Use of a Dangerous Weapon/Go armed while intoxicated, a misdemeanor with a penalty of up to 9 months in jail. 

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