Milwaukee man arrested for OWI, drugs and firearm recovered following pursuit in West Bend

A West Bend Police Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation around 9:30 p.m. on July 25th near Main St. and Walnut St. 

The driver, a 32-year-old man from Milwaukee turned over a bag of marijuana and drove away after police asked him to step out of the vehicle.

Officers then pursued the vehicle a second time.

During the pursuit, the drugs and a firearm were discarded from inside the vehicle.

The driver was found to be impaired and was arrested for OWI 1st Offense, Eluding, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Armed While Intoxicated, and Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.

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