Sheboygan man in Racine jail for resisting during traffic stop

RACINE, WI (CBS 58) -- A 40-year-old Sheboygan man is in the Racine County jail today following a roadside confrontation with Racine Deputies and Wisconsin State Troopers.

Rickey Ware was a passenger in vehicle stopped for a possible OWI on the I-94 northbound on-ramp at CTH K.  Ware ignored Deputies order to stay in the vehicle.  Ware, who authorities say was extremely intoxicated, walked away from the vehicle, wandering just a short distance from the freeway.   When Officers went to check Ware, he became loud, argumentative and eventually combative as he resisted attempts to take him into custody.   Ware needed to be carried back to a Sheriff’s squad and four officers were needed to secure him in the back seat.    Ware continued to yell and attempted to kick out the squad’s window.   At some point, Ware managed to bend the door frame of the squad.

Ware was taken to the Racine County Jail.   He is being held on charges of Criminal Damage to Property, Resisting, Battery to a Law Enforcement Officer, Carrying a Concealed Knife and Failure to Comply with an Officer.

The driver of the car, 39-year-old Jason Miller of Sheboygan is facing a charge of OWI 1st Offense and Operating Without a Valid License.

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