Operating While Intoxicated Citations


The following penalties are assessed if you are found guilty of an Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) or an Operating with a Restricted Controlled Substance (ORCS) citation:

  • Forfeiture imposed
  • Mandatory drug and alcohol assessment
  • Mandatory revocation of your driver's license
  • Ignition Interlock Device (IID) if applicable

Prohibited Alcohol Concentration (PAC)

You may receive a second citation for PAC. Although you can be convicted of both OWI and PAC, points and penalties will only be imposed on one.


If there was a refusal, you may request a hearing with the Shawano-Bonduel Municipal Court in writing within 10 days of the issuance of the Notice of Intent to Revoke. Please refer to the information given to you at the time of your arrest pertaining to procedures.

Ignition Interlock Device (IID)

If you are required to install an IID in your vehicle, please read the IID Handout   There are four IID providers currently approved by the State of Wisconsin. Please contact the provider directly for installation questions. For additional and up-to-date information regarding IID requirements, including frequently asked questions please refer to the Ignition Interlock section on the DOT website http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/statepatrol/services/chemtest.htm