Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
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Suspect Arrested on 2nd OWI

There were three passengers in the vehicle, minor children ages 1, 2 and 6.

By - Jul 14th, 2019 11:50 am

Milwaukee, WI ( July 14th, 2019) At 11:14 p.m. on Saturday, July 13th, 2019, MCSO Deputies stopped a vehicle on 35th and Hadley for running a red light on 35th and Center St.

The operator of the vehicle, identified as Bernard K Jones, exhibited signs of impairment. Mr. Jones performed poorly on Field Sobriety tests. There were three passengers in the vehicle, minor children ages 1, 2 and 6. None of the children were in car seats. Child Protective Services were called. The children were released to the care of their mothers at the scene.

Mr. Jones was conveyed to a local hospital where he refused a blood draw. A search warrant was obtained. Mr. Jones has an Implied Consent Conviction in Illinois.

Mr. Jones was arrested for OWI 2nd, passenger under 16.

For more information contact Faithe Colas, Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement at 414-639-5506 or Faithe.Colas@milwaukeecountywi.gov.

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