43-year-old man arrested for fifth drunk driving offense following hit-and-run crash

Curt Smallish

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 43-year-old Curt Smallish of Lac du Flambeau on Monday, August 3rd for allegedly driving drunk with a child in his vehicle.

Deputies responded to a call about a hit-and-run vehicle on I-94 westbound at Highway 100. Witnesses followed the vehicle to Brookfield Square Shopping Center and west on Bluemound Road.  Brookfield police stopped the vehicle at Goerke’s Corners.

Deputies responded to investigate the crash which occurred in Milwaukee County. Smallish was arrested for DUI-5th offense with minor passenger, age 13, in the vehicle.  He tested a .10 on a PBT. The Class H felony is doubled due to having a minor passenger, with a maximum penalty of up to 12 years in prison.

Smallish’s prior drunken driving convictions were in October 1990, July 1998, April 2004 and September 2007.

The occupants of the vehicle that Smallish struck did not report any injuries. The child was turned over to Child Protective Services.