Beloit man suspected of 8th OWI

Beloit man suspected of 8th OWI
Gene Williams

A Beloit man was arrested Friday on suspicion of eighth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to a release from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy reported at 2:36 a.m. a vehicle traveling east on Henry Avenue approaching Riverside Drive and turning north onto Riverside Drive in the southbound lane.

The deputy said that after making a traffic stop, he noticed the small of intoxicants on the driver’s breath.

After field sobriety tests, Gene Williams, 61, was arrested on suspicion of eighth-offense OWI and cited for operating left of center. He’s expected to appear in court Friday.