Beaver Dam Man Sentenced To Prison For Operating Vehicle With Prohibited Alcohol Concentration

(Beaver Dam) A Beaver Dam man who drove under the influence earlier this year was sentenced Friday to five years in prison. David Stroede entered a no contest plea to a felony count of Operating with a Prohibited Alcohol Concentration, an additional felony charge of OWI Ninth Offense was dismissed. In January, a Beaver Dam police officer followed Stroede’s vehicle and observed an improper stop violation near North Center Street. According to the criminal complaint, when the officer made contact with the driver they noticed his eyes were bloodshot and detected a strong odor of intoxicants on his breath. When asked if he had been drinking earlier, Stroede said he had only one 12 ounce beer. Stroede denied drinking any other alcoholic beverage. A preliminary breath test returned a reading of point-zero-five-three (.053). The 63-year-old was also placed on extended supervision for five years.