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Middleton Police Department
Tuesday April 19th, 2022 :: 07:58 a.m. CDT


Felony OWI 4th Offense

On Monday, April 18, 2022, at approximately 5:27pm, a Middleton Police Officer made contact with a vehicle being operated by 44-year-old Bret Carlson.

During the contact, the officer smelled the odor of intoxicants on Carlson and observed signs of impairment.  The officer also located open intoxicants in the vehicle.  Carlson admitted to drinking prior to contact with the officer.  Carlson refused to perform field sobriety tests and a blood test was conducted.

Carlson was booked into the Dane County Jail for Operating A Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated – 4th Offense.

Sergeant Michael Wood
Middleton Police Department

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Middleton Police Department
7341 Donna Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-824-7300

Sergeant Michael Wood
Patrol Supervisor
[email protected]

Valley Ridge Plaza
Middleton, WI 53562

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