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Fitchburg man arrested for alleged fourth drunken driving offense

September 17, 2018

A Fitchburg man stopped by police in Middleton early Sunday morning was arrested for his alleged fourth operating while intoxicated offense.

Orville Townsend, 31, was taken into custody around 1 a.m. Sunday, after being stopped by police on University Avenue near the Beltline, Middleton police said.

The officer made the traffic stop because the registered owner of the vehicle didn’t have a driver’s license.

Townsend’s blood alcohol content was 0.19, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08.

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