Genoa City man faces 6th OWI after crashing into house

A Genoa City man is charged with sixth-offense intoxicated driving after a hit-and-run to a house in Beloit on Sunday night.

According to the criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court, police found 46-year-old Michael C. Daugherty hiding in the bushes at the intersection of Merrill and Ritsher streets, not far from where he had abandoned his damaged car.

The car was damaged from a crash in the 2100 block of Portland Avenue.

Daugherty’s previous intoxicated-driving convictions were in 1992, three in 1995 and 1996.