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Blizzard doesn't stop alcohol violations
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PLATTEVILLE — A 23-year-old Fennimore man was ticketed for drunk driving early Thursday morning.

Bryant J. Digman was stopped by police for driving the wrong way on Second Street around 1 a.m. Digman failed field sobriety tests, which were conducted at the Platteville police station because of the weather, according to police.

•    Derek P. Schmieder, 20, Platteville, was ticketed for underage drinking during the blizzard early Friday morning.

Schmieder called police to request excused parking for his vehicle, which was in a snowbank on Business 151 at Commercial Drive, around 2:35 a.m. After police called a tow-truck operator to remove the car from the snowbank, the officer picked up Schmieder to take him to his vehicle, and noticed an odor of intoxicants, according to police.

•    Kirsten M. Deruijt, 20, Platteville, was cited for underage drinking and for being underage in a licensed premise early Friday morning. Deruijt was cited at Brothers on Second, 90 N. Second St., around 12:55 a.m.

•    Stephen M. Wolfe, 22, 195 Washington St., Platteville, was cited for open intoxicants Thursday night, for standing outside 170 W. Main St. with an open 16-ounce can of Keystone Light beer.