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Incident Report for Case #2021-18650

Incident Type

Arrested Person

Incident Date

01/17/2021 - 12:11 AM


117 MLK Jr. Blvd (State Captiol Building)


Willie Burks
44 Year Old Madison Man
Male/ Black

OMVWI 3rd Offense
Reckless Driving
Operating While Suspended
Driving Against Traffic
Driving on Sidewalk


Madison police responded to the report of a subject driving his vehicle up the exterior stairs of the Wisconsin State Capitol building and against traffic.  Officers arrived to find that Burks was intoxicated; witnesses stated that Burks had driven up the steps and around the exterior landing platform of the Capitol building.  Burks eventually parked his vehicle, after driving against traffic, and was contacted by police.  Once the investigation was complete, Burks was arrested for 3rd offense OMVWI and conveyed to the Dane County Jail. 

Released 01/17/2021 at 1:02 AM by Lt. Shannon Blackamore

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