Mistrial in Milwaukee Sheriff’s Deputy DUI Case

A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a sheriff’s deputy charged with drunk driving.

According to court documents, a Milwaukee County jury was deadlocked on the case of Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Conell. A new pre-trial hearing has been scheduled for April 21.

According to police records, Conell was found behind the wheel of a van parked in West Allis earlier this year. A West Allis Police officer found him, but did not arrest him for driving while intoxicated. The West Allis Police chief acknowledged that was a mistake, and the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office filed charges.
Conell is charged with driving while intoxicated –second offense.

If you have been charged with DUI/OWI in Milwaukee, please contact a Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. by calling (414) 271-9595.