Drunken driver had 6-year-old son in car, Wauwatosa police say

April 29, 2013

A 47-year-old Milwaukee man allegedly drank a pint of vodka before and while driving, leading to his arrest at 5 p.m. April 23. Wauwatosa police say he had a blood-alcohol content of 0.30, and that his 6-year-old son was in the car.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

The man was called in after drivers saw him weaving into the center lane at 74th Street and Washington Avenue. He was pulled over after police saw him make a U-turn over the median on Wisconsin Avenue.

Police found that his license had been revoked for drunken driving.

He admitted to having a drinking problem and that he shouldn't have been driving.


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