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Young woman arrested for OWI with 5-year-old in the car

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St. Croix Co. (Press Release) - Shyann A. Jensen, 20, of New Richmond has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol - Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with a child in the vehicle.

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at approximately 5:59 PM., the WI State Patrol - Eau Claire Post responded to a report of a fight in progress at the Out Post Bar near New Richmond. Upon arriving at the scene, bystanders directed the trooper's attention to a vehicle that had just left the scene. The bystanders indicated the driver of that vehicle had been involved in the physical altercation. The trooper stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver who was identified as Shyann A. Jensen. A subsequent investigation revealed that Jensen appeared to be under the influence of an intoxicant.

Jensen was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, 1st offense with a passenger under 16 years of age. Jensen was also cited for operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration level, 1st offense, with a passenger under 16 years of age. The passenger was 5 years of age.

The St. Croix County Sheriffs Department and the New Richmond Police Department assisted on scene. The St. Croix County Sheriffs Department is continuing the investigation into the original physical altercation complaint.

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