MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in western Wisconsin say a man had a child in his car when he was arrested for this seventh DWI.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the 49-year-old Milwaukee man was stopped by a trooper Tuesday evening for speeding on Interstate 49 in Eau Claire County.

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When approaching the car, the trooper noted the smell of alcohol and marijuana. An open bottle was seen in the car door, and a search of the vehicle turned up a pills without a valid prescription.

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The driver was taken to jail and booked on DWI, operating a car with a revoked license, possession of narcotics, and possession of an illegally-obtained prescription.

The child was turned over to a “responsible adult,” officials say.

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In Wisconsin, the maximum penalty for a seventh DWI conviction when there’s a minor in the car is up to 25 years in prison.