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West Bend man arrested for 5th OWI, had son blow into interlock device to start vehicle

A 38-year-old West Bend man has now been arrested for his 5th OWI.

West Bend Police stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 1500 block of Greentree Road on Monday night.

The officer noticed signs the driver was intoxicated.

The 38-year-old man failed the standardized field sobriety tests and was arrested for OWI 5th Offense.

As a result of his previous convictions for OWI, the man was required to have an Ignition Interlock Device on his vehicle.

The investigating officer learned the man had his 17-year-old son, who was a passenger in the vehicle, blow into the interlock device to start the vehicle.

The man was also charged with Tampering with the Ignition Interlock Device. 

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