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Man arrested for 5th OWI

(WEAU) - A man is arrested for his 5th OWI.

The State Patrol says it happened around 4:00 p.m. Tuesday in Barron County. It says Richard Romportl, 46, was pulled over after being spotted not wearing a seat belt on Highway 48 east of Cumberland.

Troopers say he was arrested for OWI, 5th offense after doing a field sobriety test.

It says officers also found drug paraphernalia in the car.


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