Man arrested after allegedly driving drunk with two children in vehicle near 27th and Lisbon

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police arrested a 32-year-old man for OWI over the weekend.

According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped a speeding vehicle near 27th and Lisbon around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The deputy detected a strong odor of alcohol and conducted field sobriety tests.

The driver, identified as Earl McCune III, blew a .257 on a PBT.

Two children, ages 12 and 6, were located in the vehicle.

McCune allegedly attempted to flee when the deputy went to arrest him. 

A criminal history check revealed that McCune was released from prison on September 14, 2018, for 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child. He is on parole for life. The State of Wisconsin was notified of McCune’s violations of being with children unsupervised and driving while impaired.

 McCune faces charges of OWI-1st with Child in Vehicle/x2 and Resisting/Obstructing an Officer.

 If convicted on these charges, he faces up to 21 months in jail.

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