Hales Corners man arrested for 6th drunken driving offense

Published on: 6/20/2012

A 50-year-old Hales Corners man is facing a felony charge after he was arrested for his sixth offense of drunken driving June 12.

According to the criminal complaint:

A Hales Corners police officer saw a car stopped at a green light at Forest Home and Grange avenues at 1:15 a.m. June 12.

The officer approached the car and attempted to make contact with the driver, who was slumped over the steering wheel. After the officer turned off the car and woke the man up, he noticed the man's speech was slurred, his eyes were bloodshot and there was a strong odor of intoxicants on his breath.

The man was arrested for drunken driving. It is his sixth arrest for drunken driving since 1990.

If convicted, the man faces up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines.