Winneconne Man Arrested for 5th OWI after FDL County Crash

A 33-year-old man from Winneconne has been arrested for his
fifth OWI  – with four children in the
vehicle under the age of 16 – after a three-vehicle crash near Fond du Lac on
Friday evening. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the crash at the intersection
of Interstate 41 and Highway 151 around 5:15 pm. According to a press release,
Andrew S. Schimke was driving a minivan that was involved in the crash with an
SUV and a pickup. During the investigation, a Trooper saw signs of impairment
while talking to Schimke. Field sobriety tests were conducted, and Schimke was taken
into custody. Schimke and several of the passengers had to be taken to the hospital
for treatment of injuries.