Felony OWI Arrest - 7th Offense
On November 27, 2016 at 2:07 AM, an officer with the Middleton Police Department observed a vehicle that swerved out of its lane and then failed to stop for a stop sign at Branch Street and Maywood Avenue. The officer initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle and identified the driver as John P. Vanden Heuvel, 58, of Madison.
Upon making contact, the officer noted that Vanden Heuvel’s speech was slurred and he displayed other signs of impairment by alcohol. Following field sobriety testing, Vanden Heuvel was arrested for 7th offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, a felony, and booked into the Dane County Jail. He was also ticketed for failure to stop at a stop sign.
Sgt. Travis Kakuske
Middleton Police Department
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