EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A man was arrested for his 7th OWI Tuesday in Eau Claire.
The criminal complaint says Thomas Rodriguez, 71, was arrested around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. It says an officer followed him for several blocks as he drove without his headlights on. When he was pulled over, it says the officer could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle.
It says Rodriguez has been convicted of operating while intoxicated six times since 1997.