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Greenfield Man Caught Driving Drunk in Greendale, Police Say

Suspect is accused of his second OWI charge after a Greendale police officers finds him driving drunk in a pickup truck with a suspended registration.

A 27-year-old Greenfield man is accused of driving drunk through Greendale in November.

Matthew H. Adkins was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Tuesday with one count of second offense operating while intoxicated. If convicted, he faces up to six months in jail and $1,100 in fines.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 12:48 a.m. Nov. 17, a Greendale police officer pulled Adkins over near South 76th Street and West Grange Avenue after he spotted him driving a pickup truck with a suspended registration. The officer noticed Adkin’s breath smelled of alcohol and he had slurred speech.

Adkins then failed field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol level of 0.12.

Adkins was previously convicted of OWI in 2007. He will make his initial appearance in court Dec. 26.

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