Milwaukee man arrested on 5th OWI

CREATED Jul 18, 2014

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  • Ricardo Saldana Image by Milwaukeee County Sheriff's Office

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee man was arrested on his 5th OWI Thursday night.

Deputies stopped Ricardo Saldana, Jr., 46,  around 5:45 p.m. for a seatbelt violation on westbound I-94 at 35th Street and was subsequently arrested for his fifth drunken driving offense after performing poorly on the field sobriety tests. 

According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Saldana blew a .06.  Due to his prior convictions Saldana is required to have a BAC below .02. 

If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison.