Here is what you should know about the penalties for those convicted of a third offense OWI/DUI in Wisconsin.
In Wisconsin the administrative penalties for this third offense include a license revocation for a period of 2 to 3 years. An occpuational license can be applied for after 45 days.
The criminal penalties for a third offense OWI/DUI include:
The lookback period is how far back in time courts will look to count offenses together. This means that another offense must have happened within this time range for the current offense to be counted as a second or third offense. For Wisconsin the lookback period is 10 years.
A third OWI/DUI conviction within 10 years is a misdemeanor (although it may rise to a felony if other charges are included). The time spent in jail for a misdemeanor will be spent at a county or local municipal jail.