Drunken driver tries to walk away from arrest
Menomonee Falls - A 54-year-old man was arrested for resisting after he tried, unsuccessfully, to walk away from officers three times after he was pulled over for drunken driving during the early morning hours of Sept. 1.
According to Menomonee Falls police:
An officer observed a white, cargo-style van that was driving westbound on Polk Drive suddenly stop and turn its headlights off in the eastbound lane near Jefferson Avenue shortly after 2:30 a.m. When the officer approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver, a 54-year-old Menomonee Falls man, he noticed the man had bloodshot, glassy eyes and smelled of alcohol.
During questioning the driver admitted to having one to three alcoholic drinks, then got out of his car and started to walk away from the traffic stop, ignoring the officer's multiple commands to stop.
When the suspect returned to the vehicle he refused field sobriety tests and tried to walk away again. After attempting to walk away a third time, the man was arrested by police for fourth offense drunken driving and resisting.
The suspect refused a blood draw at the hospital and was later released to a sober adult.
Drunken man arrested for pointing gun during fight
Menomonee Falls - Menomonee Falls police arrested a 51-year-old Menomonee Falls man after he got drunk and pointed a gun at his stepson during an argument at their residence on Sept. 4.
According to the police report:
Several officers responded to a report of a physical altercation between two family members in the W150 N8200 block of Manhattan Drive shortly after 5 p.m. Sept. 4.
A police investigation revealed that one of the subjects, an intoxicated 51-year-old man, had armed himself with a handgun and pointed it at his 16-year-old stepson during a fight. The man was arrested for endangering safety by dangerous use of a weapon and for being intoxicated while armed.
Police also seized two guns from the home.
The suspect was taken to the police department where a test revealed his blood alcohol content was 0.24, three times the legal limit. He was booked and later released.
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