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4th OWI for guy who took his motorcycle on a joyride through a factory



MENASHA, Wis. — It’s one thing to hit speeds of 35-40 miles an hour on your motorcycle while drinking and driving.

It’s another thing to do all that while cruising through a factory.

That, however, is exactly what William A. Cook did Wednesday night.

The 29-year-old Neenah, Wis., native drove his motorcycle up the ramp of Alliance Industries and got up to 35-40 miles an hour through the production area of the factory, where around 14 workers were present.

Two workers were outside watched the former employee drive up the ramp. After his joyride, Cook then parked his cycle and began driving a forklift for a few seconds, according to WBAY.

Police arrived and arrested Cook, as he was about to leave on his motorcycle. he did turn it off when they arrived.

“He began to lose his balance, so much so that he had to take several steps backwards to catch himself,” the criminal complaint stated.

He refused a field sobriety test.

Along with his possible 4th OWI, Cook was charged with reckless driving and taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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  1. Greg

    April 11, 2019 at 7:05 am

    Was looking for the article about Onalaska fire chief Billy Hayes arrested for DUI. Who cares about some guy in Menasha? Our tax dollars are being squandered for some drunk from Georgia to live a life of decadence in Onalaska.

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