Beloit man arrested for 5th offense OWI

A routine traffic stop leads to a fifth drunken driving arrest for a 43-year-old Beloit man.

Beloit Police say they stopped Rex Bartram around bar close Tuesday morning in the area of Henry and Fayette Avenues after observing him operating his vehicle left of the centerline.

Bartram was arrested for fifth offense operating while intoxicated, and was also cited for operating a vehicle without insurance, operating a motor vehicle left of the centerline, and open intoxicants in a motor vehicle.