New Years Eve was a busy night with law enforcement agencies across Barron County making seven OWI arrests from 6 p.m., Tuesday to 6 a.m., Wednesday.

Barron County had three. Wisconsin State Patrol had one. Cumberland Polcie Department had one. Rice Lake Police Department had two.

Ronald Hart, 72, of Hertel, is the only one still in jail, according to Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.

Hart is being held on suspicion of OWI-7th offense, bail jumping and a probation violation on a Barron County arrest.

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