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Madison man arrested on 4th OWI charge with children in car
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Madison man arrested on 4th OWI charge with children in car

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A Madison man was arrested Saturday after being suspected of driving drunk with children in his car.

Tyrone E. Washington, 41, was pulled over by a Sauk County Sheriff’s deputy around 2:45 p.m. in the town of Baraboo, according to a release from Sheriff Chip Meister. There were six young people in the Chevrolet sedan with Washington at the time. The deputy noticed Washington showed signs of intoxication.

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Washington performed field sobriety tests and was arrested on charges of fourth offense driving while intoxicated with passengers under 16, driving with a revoked license and bail jumping.

According to the release, the children were turned over to a responsible adult.

Washington has not been formally charged in Sauk County Circuit Court. A single traffic citation was filed as of noon Monday, charging him with refusing to provide a blood sample after being arrested for intoxication.

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