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Janesville police arrest man for 7th offense OWI after he was found sleeping in a car

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Janesville police say they arrested a man early Monday morning after officers found him sleeping in a car while it was left running.

Police say around 1:30 a.m. an officer saw a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of South Academy Street.

The officer says he found 43-year-old Antonio M. Alvarez sleeping in the vehicle with the engine running and headlights on. Police say Alvarez displayed signs of impairment by alcohol.

After taking a standardized sobriety test and breath test, Alvarez was arrested for OWI-7th Offense. 

Alvarez allegedly refused to give a blood sample for testing but a search warrant was drafted to get a sample.

As results of the blood test are pending, Alvarez is being held at the Rock County jail awaiting his initial appearance. 

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