Five Months For Drunken High Speed Chase

8/5/11 – A Watertown man will spend five months in jail for leading authorities on a drunken high speed chase through two counties. Jose Pedro Ocampo-Malvaez pleaded “no contest” to felony Fleeing charges of OWI- First. Authorities saw the 23-year-old driving recklessly on State Highway 26 in the Town of Lebanon in May. Ocampo-Malvaez was repeatedly slamming his breaks and getting rear-ended by the vehicle behind him. Deputies initiated a pursuit that led to a high speed chase that covered over seven miles in Dodge and Jefferson counties reaching speeds in excess of 110mph. His blood alcohol level was over twice the legal limit. Ocampo-Malvaez fled on foot into a field but was apprehended a short time later. In addition to five months in jail, he was also placed on probation for 18 months.