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Platteville Man Charged for Ninth OWI

MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW)- A 53-year-old Platteville man was charged today for his ninth OWI. 

Walter Hemple was pulled over for crossing the center lane multiple times while driving early this morning. According to court records, the officer smelled alcohol coming from the car. After refusing to take a sobriety test, the officer found beer and a small bag to what they believe is marijuana.

His bail is set for $25,000 and could face up to 10 years in prison. 

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