CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man was arrested on suspicion of his seventh drunken driving offense.
Michael J. Hassemer, 54, 1418 Zephyr Hill Ave., appeared in Chippewa County Court on a possible charge of OWI-7th offense. Judge Steve Cray released Hassemer on a signature bond with a requirement to take daily preliminary breath tests at the jail. He will return to court March 19.
The Eau Claire Police Department was the arresting agency. A report of the incident was not immediately available.
Online court records show that Hassemer was convicted of his sixth drunken driving offense in 2009 and he was ordered to serve one year in jail.