Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department arrested an Eau Claire man at 11 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 41 for suspicion of driving drunk with the kids and his spouse within the automobile.
Max Hagen, 35, is going through:
- Two counts reckless of endangering security
- Six counts felony bail leaping
- Two counts working below the affect with passengers below 16Drivingg below the affect third
- Visitors citations included – dashing on the freeway, working whereas suspended, violation of kid security restraints, car operator fail to put on a seatbelt, and fail to obey visitors officer sign/order
In accordance with a press launch, deputies carried out a visitors cease after seeing Hagan driving 97 mph in a 70 mph zone. Throughout the apprehension, the deputy clocked Hagan going 103 mph, earlier than he stopped for the deputy.
“Whereas talking to Hagen, the Deputy may odor a robust odor of intoxicants coming from his individual,” the press launch reads. “Additionally within the car had been a 1-year-old and 3-year-old baby, the 33year previous mom of each youngsters, and a 17-year-old. The three-year-old was additionally not correctly secured in a baby seat. Hagen is the daddy of the 1-year-old.”
Throughout the investigation, Hagan refused to undergo sobriety testing. Nonetheless, the deputy arrested him for suspicion of drunk driving. He additionally admitted to ingesting two bottles of vodka within the morning and advised deputies that he drinks “anyplace from 5 to eight bottles of vodka each day and can begin to withdraw if he doesn’t have alcohol inside 9 hours.”
Hagan drove regardless of having a suspended license. Whereas conducting a felony background examine, deputies famous that he had two prior drunk driving arrests, was on probation for felony possession of methamphetamines and was on bond for a case in Rusk County. The final case concerned his spouse, which prohibited Hagan from ingesting and contacting her and their youngsters.
Following the arrest, deputies took Hagan into custody on the Racine County Jail. Costs have been referred to the Racine County District Legal professional’s Workplace however haven’t formally been filed.
Sheriff points warning about driving drunk
Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling famous that this was the sixth drunk driving arrest made by the division since Friday.
“One among which was an element that resulted in a minor harm accident,” Schmaling stated. “The Sheriff’s Workplace want to remind everybody to benefit from the time together with your family and friends in a protected and accountable method.”