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Eau Claire man arrested for 6th OWI


Chippewa County (WQOW) -- An Eau Claire man was arrested for his sixth operating under the influence offense in Chippewa County over the weekend. 

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, Jason D. Lucht, 43, was pulled over by a trooper in the Town of Lafeyette at about 3:40 p.m. Saturday. Officials said the traffic stop was in response to a request by Chippewa County to stop the 1985 Chevrolet camper van Lucht was driving. 

They said the vehicle's registration had expired. 

Troopers said Lucht appeared to be intoxicated at the time and after a field sobriety test, he was arrested for OWI-sixth offense. Lucht was taken to the Chippewa County jail to await court proceedings. 

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