Wellston man arrested for 6th OWI with a blood alcohol level of .33

May 8, 2023

Wellston man arrested for 6th OWI with a blood alcohol level of .33

VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A 47-year-old Wellston man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for his sixth operating while intoxicated charge with a high blood alcohol content or “super drunk driving” Friday, May 5, around 9:45 a.m. on Sugar Grove Rd near Gordon Road, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The man was arrested following a 911 call reporting a “reckless driver who was reportedly weaving all over the road, had run the stop sign at US 31 and Sugar Grove Road,” said Sheriff Cole.

His blood alcohol level was .33, and he was also charged with fourth-offense driving while license suspended, said the sheriff.

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