WI Man Arrested For Driving Drunk With Kids in Car

Posted at: 02/10/2013 11:41 AM
Updated at: 02/10/2013 11:42 AM
By: Laurie Stribling

A Washburn man was arrested after state troopers said he was driving drunk with two children in the car.

It happened Saturday night in Mercer, which is in Iron County, at around 8:40 p.m. A concerned person called police after seeing the 36-year-old suspect at a Citgo gas station.

 Officials said the man was arrested for OWI with children under age 16 in the car.

Troopers said the children are now in the care of a responsible party. They also said this is the second drunk driving arrest for the suspect.