WASHBURN COUNTY -- Robert Arthur Truitt, 50, has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense.

According to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at approximately 7p, a Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper had contact with a vehicle stopped in the lane of traffic on Keller road in Washburn County.

A subsequent investigation including standardized field sobriety tests were conducted. The driver, from Chippewa Falls, WI, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant 7th offense and failure to install ignition interlock device 4th offense.

"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."

Last Update: Oct 26, 2020 2:02 pm CDT

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