A village of Walworth man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving admitted that he drank beer before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.

Walworth police reported that Joseph R. Davis, 35, of N1380 Highway 14, drove while intoxicated Aug. 3 at Madison and Weber streets, according to the complaint.

Davis admitted to having “a couple beers,” the complaint states.

Davis, who also was charged with third-offense operating while revoked, has four previous OWI convictions from 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005, according to the complaint.

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