GREEN BAY, Wis. - A Green Bay man convicted of his 18th operating while intoxicated offense was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday, Dec. 10.
Court records indicate 74-year-old Wallace Bowers pleaded no contest to the charges.
Bowers was charged after a January crash in which his truck hit a power pole, knocking out power to the area.
A criminal complaint states that Bowers' 17 prior OWI convictions spanned more than 20 years from 1988 to 2011. He had a valid driver's license at the time of his 18th offense.