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OWI suspect found slumped over steering wheel, deputies say

Published On: Jul 18 2014 04:03:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2014 11:05:19 AM CDT
Michael Freet

Michael Freet

TOWN OF LAPRAIRIE, Wis. -

A man suspected of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated was found slumped over the steering wheel of a car parked at the end of a driveway, according to a release from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they found Michael P. Freet, 55, of the town of Rock, in a car parked diagonally at the end of a driveway in the 4700 block of County Road G in the town of LaPrairie just before noon on Friday.

The car was partially on the shoulder of the road, according to deputies.

Freet was arrested after the deputy noticed the presence of alcohol.

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