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Police: Man speeding at 126 mph was under the influence

Published On: Apr 19 2013 09:56:09 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2013 12:00:41 PM CDT

Iowa Co. Sheriff's Dept.

Mitchell L. Stafford, 29, of Prairie du Sac


Wisconsin State Patrol arrested a Prairie du Sac man Friday evening on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence and traveling 126 mph in a 65-mph zone.

Mitchell L. Stafford, 29, was stopped on Highway 151 and County Highway YD, in Iowa County at about 5 p.m. Friday, patrol said.

According to the report, the OWI charge is listed as his first offense.

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