Man arrested on fourth-offense drunken driving charge

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Gazette Staff
Saturday, February 15, 2014

JANESVILLE — Rick L. Hesgard, 62, Janesville, was arrested on a charge of fourth-offense drunken driving Friday night, according to a Janesville Police Department news release.

An officer stopped a car at 11:42 p.m. in the area of Pontiac Drive and Black Bridge Road after an officer saw the vehicle turn into the oncoming lane of traffic, according to the release. 

During the traffic stop, an officer smelled an odor of intoxicants coming from Hesgard. Hesgard admitted to drinking and failed the field sobriety tests, according to the release.

Hesgard also was cited for operating without insurance and operating after his license was revoked, according to the release.

Hesgard is being held at the Rock County Jail.

Last updated: 2:10 pm Saturday, February 15, 2014

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