Drunken driving crackdown nets four arrests in matter of hours

Aug. 28, 2012

The city of Brookfield Police Department arrested four people for driving under the influence of intoxicants between 9:20 p.m. Friday and 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

"Obviously, this problem is not going away any time soon," Capt. Phil Horter said in a news release. "We will continue to aggressively attack this issue with on-duty personnel and utilizing additional personnel with grant funding provided to us (from state and federal government)."

The arrests:

A 42-year-old Pewaukee woman was arrested for her third offense of drunken driving at 9:21 p.m. Friday.

A 49-year-old Germantown man was arrested for drunken driving after he crashed his motorcycle on Moorland Road at 9:43 p.m. Friday.

A 30-year-old West Allis woman was arrested for drunken driving at 12:17 a.m. Saturday.

A 21-year-old Brookfield man was arrested for drunken driving at 1:14 a.m. Saturday.

In addition, two people were cited for speeding, two were warned for speeding, three people were warned for registration violations, 12 people were given warnings for equipment violations and 15 people were given warnings for other minor moving violations and not having a front license plate.

The enforcement effort involved a combination of on-duty personnel and additional officer hours paid for through grant funding.

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