A man from Barneveld is facing his

fifth (5th) charge of drunk driving

after being arrested by Iowa County

authorities over the weekend.

According to the Iowa County Sheriff’s

Department, a deputy tried to make a

traffic stop on a vehicle in the Town

of Mineral Point Saturday afternoon.

It was being driven by 37-year-old

Timothy Larson. Larson reportedly

tried to get away, but when he did

he crashed his vehicle. Deputies

arrested Larson and took him to the

Iowa County Jail. Mineral Point Police

helped with the arrest.


Yesterday (Sunday) evening a man

from Boscobel was arrested after a

traffic stop by the Wisconsin State

Patrol. The State Patrol says

41-year-old Shawn P. Wagner was

stopped while driving on Highway-61

near Dairy Queen in Boscobel.

Wagner has been hit with his

sixth (6th) charge of drunk driving.

Authorities say there was also a child

in the vehicle at the time of Wagner’s

arrest. The traffic stop happened just

before 6:30 pm.

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