Man Arrested for 5th OWI Offense, Gives Police his Brother's Name

JACKSON - Earlier this month, the Jackson police department received an anonymous tip regarding a man who several months earlier had used his brother's name during an OWI arrest.

According to Jackson Police, they were looking for the man after the brother, who lives in Texas, discovered what had happened.

Based on the anonymous tip, officers with the Jackson Police Department located the man at a Town of Germantown tavern and arrested him.

The man now faces felony of OWI-5th offense, identity theft to avoid prosecution, and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer. 

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