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Tomah man arrested on 10th OWI charge


TOMAH, Wisconsin (WXOW) - A Tomah man is arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol on a charge of 10th offense drunk driving.

53-year-old Paul L. Premo of Tomah was stopped by the intersection of Highways 16 and 71 in Sparta around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon for driving 69 miles an hour in a 55 miles an hour zone.

When the trooper started talking to Premo, he noted the smell of intoxicants.  Premo was given, and failed, a field sobriety test.  He was then taken into custody on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated, 10th offense.

Premo was taken to the Monroe County Jail. He's scheduled for a court appearance on October 1st.


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