RUSK COUNTY -- Jessica Ann Fisher, 39 years of age, from Rice Lake, WI. has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense.

At approximately 4:41 p.m., the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call that a black Monte Carlo was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 8 between Weyerhaeuser and Bruce at a high rate of speed and swerving over the centerline. A WI State Trooper located the vehicle on U.S. Highway 8 east of Bruce, observed it cross the centerline and conducted a traffic stop on it.

A subsequent investigation, including standardized field sobriety testing, showed that Ms.Fisher was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. She had 4 prior offenses and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence 5th offense.

A search warrant was obtained and a chemical test of her blood was done at the Rusk County Jail. She is being charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated 5th offense, failure to install interlock ignition device, operating while suspended, expired registration, and fail to fasten seatbelt. She is currently being held at the Rusk County Jail.

  • Location: U.S. HIGHWAY 8 AND SWAMP ROAD County: RUSK
  • Date and Time: August 28, 2017 at 4:41 PM

"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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