Police: Drunk Driver Caught With Cocaine
Suspect had booze, beer and drugs in his car when he's pulled over on Main Street Saturday, according to a criminal complaint.
A 50-year-old Waukesha man is facing charges after he allegedly drove drunk with booze and cocaine in his car Saturday night.
Roy E. Martinez was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Tuesday with one count of possession of cocaine and one count of second offense operating while intoxicated. If convicted, he faces up to 18 months in prison and $6,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
At 1:05 a.m. Saturday, a Waukesha police officer spotted Martinez driving westbound on Main Street near Caroline Street with no tail lights lit on the car. The officer pulled him over and noticed he appeared intoxicated.
Martinez said he was coming from a local bar and the officer spotted a small bottle of Korbel brandy in the center console that was half full. The officer noticed Martinez also kept smacking his lips, which is common for people who have just consumed cocaine.
Martinez failed field sobriety tests and submitted to a Breathalyzer test, which revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.201 percent, which is more than twice the legal limit to drive in Wisconsin.
The officer then searched his car and found a folded dollar bill with cocaine on it and a cardboard box with three unopened Budweiser beer cans inside.
Martinez was previously convicted of OWI in 2010. He’s currently free on $150 bond while awaiting trial.