Four drunken drivers were among three dozen motorists stopped for various offenses during a weekend OWI enforcement action, Brookfield police said Monday.
From about 9:15 p.m. Friday to 1:15 a.m. Saturday, police arrested four drunken drivers, including a 49-year-old Germantown man who was injured in a motorcycle crash about 9:45 p.m., police said.
- A 42-year-old Pewaukee woman for her third OWI, at 9:21 p.m. Friday.
- The Germantown injured motorcyclist for his first OWI.
- A 30-year-old West Allis woman for her first OWI, at 12:17 a.m. Saturday.
- A 21-year-old Brookfield man for his first OWI, at 1:14 a.m. Saturday.
"Obviously, this problem is not going away any time soon," Brookfield Police Capt. Phil Horter said.
"We will continue to aggressively attack this issue with on-duty personnel and utilizing additional personnel with grant funding provided to us from the WI DOT/BOTS (Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Traffic Safety) in partnership with the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)," Horter said.
"These arrests ... were a combination of on-duty personnel and additional personnel brought in to combat this issue utilizing grant funding," he said.
Police also issued warnings to two motorists for speeding, three motorists for registration problems, a dozen motorists for equipment issues and 15 motorists for minor moving violations and having no front license plate.