On October 9th, 2015 at approximately 3:20 AM Deputies observed two vehicles in the village of Lone Rock traveling on Union Street. As one of the deputies was following the two vehicles they turned onto Pearl Street. The vehicles then left the roadway and drove through a yard to a residence located on the 300 block of East Pearl Street. Deputies then made contact with the occupants of both vehicles and noticed that the driver of one of the vehicles showed signs of impairment. The driver was verbally identified as Corey L Girton. Girton was asked to perform standardized field sobriety tasks at that time. After the tasks were performed Girton was arrested for operating while under the influence 2nd offense and operating after revocation. A search of the vehicle was conducted after the arrest. Recovered from the vehicle was close to a half ounce of marijuana as well as other drug paraphernalia. Girton was booked into the Richland County jail on felony drug charges as well as the operating while under the influence 2nd offense.
WHEN: 10-09-2015 TIME of Incident: 3:20am
WHO Involved: Corey L Girton, 09-28-1984, of Lone Rock WI
WHERE Incident Happened: E Pearl St, Lone Rock WI
ARREST or CHARGES: Operating while under the influence, operating while revoked, Possession of THC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Open intoxicants in a motor vehicle.
Richland County Sheriff’s Department