Booth was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated-9th Offense, Operating After Revocation-1st Offense (Criminal), and a Probation Violation (he is on probation for OWI).
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Police arrested a man for 9th offense Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated after he admitted to driving before an officer found him.
Lake Hallie police arrested Robert Booth, 56, of Chippewa Falls on Sunday morning. No charges have been filed.
An officer responded to a report of an intoxicated man in a van on the dead end of N. Joles Parkway near State Highway 124. He found Booth in the driver's seat and keys in the ignition, but the van wasn't running. Police say there was a strong odor of intoxicants, and Booth was slurring his speech. Booth took one field sobriety test, then decided he didn't want to take any others.
Police took him to the hospital, where his blood was drawn and sent to the State Crime Lab.