Man charged with OWI with kids in car

RICE LAKE, Wis. (WEAU)-- A Rice Lake man is charged with his 3rd offense OWI, with two children in the car.

27-year-old Alex Hajdasz was also charged with disorderly conduct.

Last Wednesday, officers say they responded to a call from McDonald's in Rice Lake about a man who was choking a woman in an SUV.

The criminal complaint says when officers got there, they found Hajdasz in the driver's seat, and could smell alcohol on his breath. The complaint says a three and five-year-old were in the back seat.