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Janesville man arrested for 4th OWI

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) – A Janesville man was arrested early Sunday morning for his 4th OWI Offense.

Janesville Police Officer Benjamin Thompson observed a 1987 Ford Bronco fail to stop at the flashing red traffic control signals at N. Parker Drive and Centerway Street.

Officer Thompson made contact with the driver, 32-year-old Pharon J. Voegeli of Janesville, and said Voegeli smelled of odor of intoxicants.

Authorities said Voegeli failed a standardized field sobriety test and was arrested for OWI.

The Department of Transportation records showed Voegeli has three prior OWI convictions and a valid driving status.

Officials said a blood draw at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room was taken for testing.  He was transported to the Rock County Jail where he is being detained.

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