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14-time drunk driver charged in Jackson County



A 64-year-old Jackson County man has been busted for drunk driving for the 14th time.

Herman Decorah of Black River Falls failed to stop for an officer who saw that his registration was suspended.

The cop caught up with Decorah when he pulled into a driveway, and smelled alcohol.

Decorah would not submit to field sobriety tests or a blood draw, and was taken to jail.

The arrest happened on Wednesday night and charges were filed Friday.

Decorah’s last conviction for drunk driving in Wisconsin was in 2013.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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