SHELL LAKE, Wis. -- According to public record, Brien Drain of Spooner, WI appeared in Washburn County Circuit Court today May 11, 2017 on his arrest warrant which was issued on April 24, 2017.

DrydenWire.com reported that Brien Drain was released by the Court on a $500 cash bond on April 17, 2017 following Drain's arrest on April 14, 2017 for 7th Offense Operating While Intoxicated (OWI).

Drain failed to appear for his next scheduled court appearance on April 24, 2017, and the court issued a warrant for Drain's arrest.

Public record shows that at a bail hearing today, May 11, 2017, the Court set a $1,000 cash bond for Drain with conditions that he is not to consume any alcohol or possess or consume any controlled substances without a prescription. Drain was also given a curfew of 8 pm – 6 am daily.

DrydenWire.com confirmed that Drain remains in custody at the time of this post. No future court date is listed at this time.


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Arrest Warrant Issued for Spooner Man Charged with 7th OWI

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | by Ben Dryden

SHELL LAKE, Wis. -- Brien Drain, of Spooner, WI, was scheduled to be in Washburn County Circuit Court yesterday, April 24, 2017, after being released on $500 cash bond last week (full story below). Drain is charged with Felony Operator Flee/Elude Officer – Bodily Harm or Property Damage; Felony 7th Offense OWI; Felony Bail Jumping.

According to public record, Drain was not in court today, and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.

Public record also shows that a warrant was issued in Douglas County Circuit Court on April 21, 2017, for Drain. He is charged with Felony Possession of Methamphetamine and Felony Bail Jump in Douglas County.

Drain has an additional case open in Barron County Circuit Court with charges of Felony Bail Jump, Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Misdemeanor Resisting/Failing to Stop. A Jury Trial is scheduled for May 16 in Barron County on those charges.

If anyone has any knowledge of the whereabouts of Brien Drain, please contact the Washburn County Sheriff's Office at 715-468-4700 or the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 715-395-1371.

DrydenWire.com will continue to update the community on this situation when any significant activity or progress develops and reminds our readers that arrested or charged individuals are presumed innocent until convicted by judge or jury.


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Judge Releases Spooner Man Charged with 7th OWI on $500 Bond

Friday, April 21, 2017 | by Ben Dryden

SHELL LAKE, Wis. -- Washburn County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Harrington has released Spooner, WI man Brien Drain on a $500 cash bond on April 17, 2017 following Drain's arrest on April 14, 2017 for Felony 7th Offense Operating While Intoxicated, and Knowingly Fleeing an Officer in which Drain refused to stop for a Wisconsin State Trooper who attempted to stop Drain while he was travelling at speeds up to 85 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.

DrydenWire.com 1st reported on the story on Saturday morning, April 15th, 2017, via a press release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.  Later that day, Washburn County Sheriff Terry Dryden issued a release with a booking photo and more information.  

According to both releases, after the use of stop sticks/tire deflation devices, Drain's vehicle was ultimately brought to a stop by a PIT maneuver executed by a Wisconsin State Trooper. The PIT maneuver involves utilizing a squad car to impact the suspect's vehicle causing a stop. A Wisconsin State Cruiser and a Washburn County Squad car both sustained damage from this incident.

After the vehicle was stopped, officers had to extricate Drain from his vehicle after he refused to comply with officer's orders. No injuries were incurred by any officers or by Drain as a result of the incident.

Public record shows that charges have been filed against Brien Drain in Washburn County Circuit Court today April 21, 2017, for Class H Felony Operator Flee/Elude Officer – Bodily Harm or Property Damage, Class F Felony OWI 7th Offense, and Class H Felony Bail Jumping.

Drain is scheduled to appear on Monday, April 24, 2017, on these charges.  

DrydenWire.com will continue to update the community on this situation when any significant activity or progress develops and reminds our readers that arrested or charged individuals are presumed innocent until convicted by judge or jury.

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