Janesville Man Charged with 5th OWI After Driving Drunk to Buy Beer


A man is charged with his 5th OWI after driving drunk to a Janesville gas station to purchase more beer.

Michael Tracy, 42, of Janesville, was arrested after an officer witnessed him stumble out of the Jake’s Mobile Gas Station on U.S. Hwy 51 Tuesday evening. When questioned, Tracy admitted to driving there to buy more beer and to already being intoxicated.

A blood alcohol test revealed his BAC was over .34. Tracy has four previous convictions for OWI.

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