Mark Johnson

BARRON– Mark A. Johnson, 66, of Rice Lake has been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, 15th offense, after getting in an accident.

The Barron County Sheriff's Office reported that at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, the sheriff's office received a report of a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Cty. Hwy. A south of Barron.

When deputies arrived, Johnson, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was treated and released for minor injuries and was taken into custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

The sheriff's department said on Tuesday that Johnson is being held in the Barron County Jail on a probation hold and formal charges by the Barron County District Attorney’s Office are expected later in the week.

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