William Patrick McCabe

William Patrick McCabe

A 49-year-old Tomah man was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for sixth-offense operating a vehicle under the influence of a restricted substance after an Aug. 30 traffic stop in the town of Glendale.

Shortly after 9:25 p.m., police pulled over a southbound vehicle driven by William Patrick McCabe on Hwy. 27 for a defective registration lamp. The report says the officer who approached the vehicle could immediately detect the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and that McCabe’s eyes were glazed.

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McCabe denied consuming alcohol but admitted to smoking marijuana shortly after he left work around 9 p.m. He directed police toward a pipe and a small amount of marijuana in the console. He was transported to Sparta Mayo Hospital for a blood test before being taken to the Monroe County Jail.

Tomah Journal editor Steve Rundio can be reached at steve.rundio@lee.net.

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Steve Rundio is editor of the Tomah Journal. Contact him at 608-374-7785.

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