Years ago, Waukesha enacted the Sober Server Ordinance requiring bar employees to stay under the same intoxication threshold as drivers – a 0.08 limit. The new policy was a result of a ‘place of last drink’ study, requiring OWI offenders to report where they last consumed alcohol enabling law enforcement to identify bars with a… Read More »
The nascent sober bar industry is gaining in popularity across the nation but not so much in Wisconsin – yet. There are few weekends in cities across the state that do not revolve around a measure of social drinking, but that may change as the idea of sober bars catches on. Not only is health… Read More »
Charges have stacked up quickly for a Milwaukee man, who identified himself only as ‘Fonzi’ during a traffic stop. When asked to step out of the car, the man dug himself in a bit deeper by taking off, only to be apprehended when a Good Samaritan pointed out his hiding place under a hot tub… Read More »
Alcohol intoxication can negatively impact one’s ability to drive, making the roads dangerous for everyone. Although the effects of alcohol vary from person to person based on factors such as their size, whether they ate prior to drinking, and how quickly they drank, one test says it all when it comes to being found guilty… Read More »
Ignition Interlock Devices, also known as an IID, are required according to Wisconsin Act 100; when a first time OWI offender has a blood alcohol concentration of 0.15 percent or higher, on all repeat OWI offenders, and on all drivers that refuse a breath or blood chemical test at the traffic stop. An ignition interlock… Read More »
Wisconsin residents who have been charged with crimes involving drugs have a second chance through drug courts now widely in use across the state. These courts, specifically tailored to the special circumstances of drug offenders, promise to achieve a better outcome through the efforts of coordinated teams of professionals.