Madison
35° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Police: OWI driver stopped for going wrong way down road

Published On: Dec 29 2013 09:07:00 AM CST
JANESVILLE, Wis. -

A Janesville woman was arrested early Sunday morning after police observed her driving the wrong direction on Humes Road, according to a release.

Police were dispatched to a vehicle driving westbound on Humes Road in the eastbound lane around 2:40 a.m., officials said.

A responding officer said he smelled a strong odor of intoxicants and noticed the driver’s speech was slurred, according to the release. The officer had the driver, Lisa Clowes, 46, perform field sobriety tests.

The tests indicated a high level of intoxication, police said. She later submitted to a breath test and her blood alcohol concentration tested at a .22 percent.

Clowes was arrested on charges of sixth-offense operating while intoxicated.

Advertisement
  • NYC fire emergency responders

    @NYPDTransport/Twitter

    Blast, fire rock NYC neighborhood

    An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people and leveling parts of a building, authorities said.

  • brazil sinkhole bus

    What causes sinkholes

    In March 2015, a sinkhole swallowed a tour bus in northern Brazil. The incident happened near a flooded river. Everyone aboard escaped safely. Take a look at what causes a sinkhole and some other notable sinkholes that have made headlines.

  • red carpet, movies, Hollywood

    iStock/DeniceBreaux

    The new A-list: How much do today's stars make per movie?

    According to a survey conducted of producers, agents and executives by The Hollywood Reporter, there are at least six actors earning as much as $20 million per picture. Click on to see how much today's biggest stars command.

Advertisement