A 22-year-old Milwaukee man who was pulled over by police for drunken driving is facing additional charges for having an unsecured 4-year-old in his car.
The suspect was pulled over by Menomonee Falls police after other motorists reported a car driving erratically in the 12400 block of U.S. Highway 41 at 10:15 p.m. March 17. When the officer approached the car he noticed a strong smell of intoxicants on the driver's breath and saw a 4-year-old child in the back seat of the car, unrestrained.
The driver failed field sobriety testing and a preliminary breath test showed his alcohol content was 0.22. He was taken to the hospital for a legal blood draw and a blood alcohol content of 0.18 was obtained.
The man was arrested for drunken driving, operating without a valid driver's license and operating a vehicle with prohibited alcohol content with a child under 15 as a passenger.
The suspect was taken to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office due to officers' inability to confirm his identity through the Mexican ID card he presented.
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