Convicted felon gets 4th OWI after crashing into state trooper - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Convicted felon gets 4th OWI after crashing into state trooper while texting

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Police said Chad Kopchinski was a convicted felon and he also had a weapon and ammunition in the front seat of his car. Authorities said when they asked Kopchinski what he was doing, he told them he had been texting while he was driving. Police said they arrested him for OWI charges and transported him to jail. No one was hurt in the crash.

Kopchinski will make an initial appearance in Marathon County court on Friday afternoon. Newsline 9 will continue to update the story as more information becomes available.

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