Palmer Randall Hall, 42 years of age, from Green Bay has been arrested by the Wisconsin State
Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense.
A Trooper with the Wisconsin State Patrol observed a vehicle fail to stop at a red light while
traveling east bound at a high rate of speed on Highway 54 in Black River Falls. Upon contact with
the suspect vehicle Troopers observed signs of impairment with the driver, identified as Palmer Hall.
Mr. Hall advised Troopers he had smoked marijuana four hours prior to the traffic stop. A routine
driver’s license check showed six prior OWI arrest and multiple warrants for the subject’s arrest.
Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were conducted, and the driver was subsequently arrested for
OWI 7th Offense.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted, and marijuana
paraphernalia was seized. Troopers transported Mr. Hall to Black River Memorial Hospital for an
evidentiary test of his blood, and then to the Jackson County Jail without incident.
The WSP was assisted by Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.