Man Arrested for 8th OWI, Stealing Car

JANESVILLE (WIFR) -- A local man is back in jail for his 8th drunk driving offense. Police say the suspect crashed a stolen car before trying to flee the scene.

Janesville police say Richard Fox, 49, from Janesville stole a Pontiac out of someone's driveway on Rockport road just after 12:30am Sunday morning and about 15 minutes later, officers say Fox crashed the car on County Highway D. Investigators tell us Fox was arrested while stumbling away from the scene. He's now facing multiple charges, including OWI and Failure to Report an Accident.

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