Beloit man arrested for 5th OWI - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Beloit man arrested for 5th OWI

TURTLE TOWNSHIP (WKOW) -- Rock County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Beloit man for his fifth drunk driving offense.

A little after 7:00 p.m. Thursday, deputies and emergency crews responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on E. STH 67, just off of east of S. Turtle Townhall Road. That's about two miles southeast of the city of Beloit in Turtle Township.

Investigators say 445-year-old John Shallenberger was going west when he tried to light a cigarette. He lost control and crashed. Shallenberger was arrested for his fifith offense of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated. He was also cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

Shallenberger was taken to Beloit Memorial Hospital and treated for a head injury. Once he's released, he'll be taken to the Rock County Jail.

Powered by Frankly