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Janesville Police Department
Monday January 21st, 2019 :: 06:03 a.m. CST


Pursuit Leads To OWI Arrest

On 01-21-19 at 1:32 a.m., Janesville Police Department Officers responded to N. Wright Rd. / Greenwood Dr. for a check welfare incident. It was reported that a subject was passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in traffic.

Officers arrived and found the subject, later identified as Mory Moore, still passed out in the driver’s seat. The vehicle was running and in drive with Moore pushing on the brake. Officers observed marijuana in plain view and woke Moore. Moore woke up and the officers could see he was extremely impaired by alcohol or drugs. Moore eventually fled from officers in the vehicle. Due to Moore’s impaired state, the officers initiated a pursuit. The pursuit ended when the subject crashed into a house near the intersection of Castlemoor Dr. / Huntinghorne Dr. The subject was taken into custody as he tried to run from the accident scene. The subject did not sustain any injuries.

Mory Moore was arrested for OWI 1st, Fleeing an Officer, Obstructing and was cited for other traffic offenses. Moore was held at the Rock County Jail on a Probation warrant.


Mory A. Moore 32 yrs old
Beloit , WI resident


OWI 1st Offense
Fleeing an Officer
Probation Violation

Incident Number: JV1903771
Location: N. Wright Rd. / Greenwood Dr.
By: Sgt. Dammen 2247
Date: 01-21-19

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Janesville Police Department
100 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548

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