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Blanchardville man arrested for 8th OWI

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MT. HOREB (WKOW) -- A 44-year-old Blanchardville man was arrested for his eighth drunk driving offense.

Mount Horeb police says an officer say a vehicle, driven by Troy Wickus, was going 80 mph on Business 18-151 around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday

The officer stopped Wickus on West Main Street. While the officer was checking his information, the driver started his car and began to pull away.

Officers chased him as he traveled through downtown Mt. Horeb. Wickus was stopped for a second time in the 200 Block of East Main Street. The suspect was taken into custody and later booked into the Dane County Jail. 

Wickus was also arrested for knowingly fleeing an officer.

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