Beloit Man Arrested for 7th OWI

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

ROCK COUNTY (WIFR)-- Rock County deputies responded to a call which then lead them to find a man who appeared to be unconscious in his vehicle near the intersection of South LaPrairie Town Hall Road and East Maple Lane about 5 miles southeast of Janesville.

Deputies found Jimmy Walls of Beloit, sleeping in the driver's seat of his pickup truck while it was still running. Once deputies woke 43 year-old Walls they noticed he smelled of alcohol. Deputies also found an open bottle of liquor inside his truck. Walls was then given a field sobriety test which lead to his arrest for Operating While Intoxicated.

Walls' driving record revealed that he already has 6 prior OWI convictions. Walls was transported to the Rock County Jail where he submitted a breath test that showed his blood alcohol concentration was .279.

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