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Illinois man charged with OWI, fleeing an officer


SMELSER TOWNSHIP (WKOW) -- A man from Galena, Illinois was arrested and taken to the Grant County jail on charges of OWI and fleeing police.

A deputy first attempted to pull a vehicle over for speeding around 2:15 Thursday morning on Highway 80 in Smelser Township. The deputy says the vehicle swerved left of center multiple times and drove into the opposite shoulder twice.

Authorities say the driver, 21-year-old Daniel Moser, finally pulled over after leading the deputy for about a mile. When Moser stopped, the deputy determined he was highly intoxicated.

Moser was booked on first offense OWI, fleeing an officer, operating lest of center, and speeding. Authorities say he refused a breath test at the jail.

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