8th OWI for Shell Lake Man

posted Apr 6, 2021, 5:27 AM by News Room

Tuesday April 6th, 2021 - A Shell Lake man was arrested for his 8th offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence on Sunday. 

At approximately 2:10pm, a Wisconsin State Trooper responded to the Burnett County Government Center in Siren to check on a motorist who had parked their vehicle and opened all the doors and hood near the Sheriff’s Office entrance.

The driver of the vehicle, 49 year old Martin Johnson III, showed signs of impairment and was transported to an area hospital for an evidentiary chemical test of his blood. 

Johnson is being charged with OWI, 8th offense.