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Rice Lake man arrested for 15th OWI

Barron County (WQOW) – A crash in Barron County sent a man to jail for allegedly operating under the influence for the 15th time.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Mark Johnson, 66, of Rice Lake crashed at the intersection of Highway 25 and Highway A south of Barron on Monday night around 8:30.

Johnson was treated for minor injuries and arrested for suspicion of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol-15th offense.

Fitzgerald said Johnson is in the Barron County Jail on a probation hold. Formal charges from the Barron County District Attorney’s Office are expected later this week.

Kevin Millard

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