DUNN COUNTY -- David Boswell, 31, of Hayward, WI, was arrested shortly after 2a this morning for operating a vehicle under the influence, 3rd offense, with one child in the car, according to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.

News Release

David Lee Boswell, 31 years of age, from Hayward has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 3rd offense, with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16.

On 10-23-21, at approximately 2:16 a.m., a WI State Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle for deviation from designated traffic lane.

The driver, who was identified as David L. Boswell, showed signs of impairment, and admitted using illegal narcotics. A subsequent investigation, including standardized field sobriety testing, showed that Mr. Boswell was operating a motor vehicle while impaired with this being his 3rd offense. There was also a two year old child passenger in the vehicle.

Mr. Boswell was arrested and transported to a local hospital for an evidentiary chemical test of his blood and then to the Dunn County Jail. He is being charged with operating a motor vehicle while being impaired 3rd offense with a minor in the vehicle, operating while revoked, carrying a concealed weapon, child safety seat violation, misdemeanor bail jumping, and deviation from designated traffic lane.

The child was turned over to the Dunn County Department of Human Services.

Pursuant to the direction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicly, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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