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Milton man leaves scene of accident; arrested for OWI-5th

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MILTON (WKOW) -- A 38-year-old Milton man was arrested late Wednesday night for OWI-5th.

Milton police say Joseph Collins struck a parked vehicle on the west side of Milton when he then abandoned his vehicle.  Collins was located at a nearby residence, questioned and taken into custody.

Collins did admit to driving the vehicle that was left at the accident scene.  He's sitting in the Rock County Jail on his 5th offense OWI, which is a felony.  This offense is punishable by up to six years in prison, fines up to $10,000, a two to three year revocation of his driving privileges, and installation of ignition interlock.

Collins also faces traffic charges after leaving the scene of an accident and failure to notify law enforcement.

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