On Saturday, July 2nd, at approximately 7:28 pm a male party was seen by deputies entering his vehicle outside the Steel Horse Bar in the Village of Gotham with what appeared to be an open alcoholic beverage in his hand. Deputies attempted to make contact with the subject as he started his vehicle and began backing up, the subject did come to a stop on 3rd Street. The driver of the vehicle was found to be impaired and arrested for OWI 9th offense. The driver also did not have a valid driver’s license and was charged with operating after revocation along with possessing an open intoxicant in a motor vehicle.
Who Involved: Mark E. Wastlick, 54 of Gotham, WI
Charges: OWI 9th Offense, Operating after Revocation, Possession of Open Intoxicant in Motor Vehicle
– Richland County Sheriff’s Department