Madison Woman Arrested for 6th Offense OWI



A Madison woman is arrested on suspicion of 6th offense operating while intoxicated after leading Janesville Police on a short chase.

According to a news release, just before 2:30 on Saturday morning Janesville police were investigating a disturbance in the downtown parking ramp when a driver they were attempting to make contact with fled.

Officer attempted to stop the vehicle, and it led them on a five minute chase through the Look West neighborhood before crashing into a snow bank at West Court Street and North Grant Avenue.

Police say the driver of the vehicle, 33-year-old Tanya L. Kraege of Madison attempted to drive out of the snow bank, and refused to exit the vehicle.

Kraege has five prior OWI convictions, and police had to use a taser to take he into custody.


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