Hayward Man Sentenced on Charges of OWI with Minor in Car
William Warner, of Hayward, WI has been sentenced on his criminal charges of Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) 3rd Offense With Minor Passenger.
DrydenWire.com reported on October 4, 2017, (see below) that Warner had been arrested for OWI, 3rd Offense, with 1 child in the vehicle, under the age of 16.
Details are not available to DrydenWire.com at this time regarding Warner’s blood alcohol concentration, however the State Patrol stated that Warner was placed under arrest after Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.
Online circuit court records show that Warner appeared on August 1, 2018, and entered a plea of guilty to his charge of OWI, 3rd Offense, with 1 child in the vehicle, under the age of 16.
In addition, Warner entered a plea of guilty to a charge of Misdemeanor Violate/Harassment Restraining Order filed against him in a separate Sawyer County Circuit Court case.
The Court accepted Warner’s pleas and found him guilty, ordering withheld sentences on each conviction with 3 years of probation to be served concurrently to a prison term that Warner received in a Sentencing After Revocation on a 2016 case in which he was convicted of Class I Felony Child Abuse-Recklessly Cause Harm and Class I Felony Possession of THC (Marijuana) - 2nd+ Offense.
Warner was ordered on May 2, 2018 to serve 1 year and 6 months in state prison for his Sentencing After Revocation (of probation) on his 2016 case; with credit for 291 days served. That prison term will be followed by 2 years of extended supervision. The Court ordered that Warner’s probation term on his newest convictions will be served concurrently with his extended supervision.
Conditions of Warner’s probation will require him to comply with any counseling recommended by the Department of Corrections; pay fines and costs of nearly $2,000; and undergo an Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment.
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With Child in Vehicle, Hayward Man Arrested for 3rd OWI
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | DrydenWire.com
William Dale Warner, 56 years of age, from Hayward has been arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 3rd offense, with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP).
A WSP press release stated that on Thursday, October 4, 2017, at approximately 10:06 a.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted the Hayward Police Department with the arrest of an erratic driver on Glenwood Street. The subject was identified as William Dale Warner, age 56, from Hayward, WI. Warner was arrested for Operating under the influence of an intoxicant, 3rd offense after Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. A child under the age of 16 was also present in the vehicle at the time of the stop. Warner submitted to an evidentiary chemical test of his blood and was subsequently lodged in the Sawyer County Jail pending a bail hearing. Child Protective Services assisted with the child.
"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."