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Racine County

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Treatment Information: 

If you are convicted of a drunk driving offense you will be statutorily required to undergo and comply with the findings of an Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse assessment. Racine County's AODA assessment provider is the Department of Behavioral Health Services in Racine County. Contact information for this department is provided below. 

Scheduling Assessment

To schedule an OWI Assessment: 

Contact Behavioral Health Services of Racine County Intoxicated Driver Program

at 262-638-6548 within 72 hours of conviction. 

You may call between 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. 

The facility is located at

1717 Taylor Avenue

Racine, WI 53403

Designated Coordinator:

Kevin Lunog, LCSW, CSAC

Behavioral Health Services of Racine County

Racine County Human Services Department

1717 Taylor Avenue

Racine, WI 53403

262-638-6711

Fax: 262-638-6540

 

Assessment Facility Contact:

Kevin Lunog, LCSW, CSAC

Behavioral Health Services of Racine County

Racine County Human Services Department

1717 Taylor Avenue

Racine, WI 53403

262-638-6711

Fax: 262-638-6540

 

Assessment Charge:

$255.00 Paid by Visa, MasterCard, Cash or Check

The assessment fee is due in full in advance.

Additional Information is available on this Racine County Intoxicated Driver Program Pamphlet

Huber & Work Release Rules & Information: 

A drunk driving or criminal defense attorney's work does not stop at sentencing. Atty. Skarie will assist you with preparing for an navigating the intricacies of Racine County's Huber (work release) and Electronic Monitoring programs.

Huber Rules & Information:  

 

You will report on time and not under the influence of intoxicants or drugs. When reporting to the Racine County Jail you will be required to complete forms concerning your release on Huber law. We will verify the information you provide and determine your schedule. You will not go out on Huber law privileges the day you report in.  You are not permitted to work more than 6 days a week, 12 hours a day. This includes travel time.  You will need the following to ensure that you will be able to go out on your next scheduled day:

1. A letter from your employer on company letterhead.

2. We have to verify your employment with the Human Resources Department, owner, etc. A shift supervisor is not acceptable for initial verification.

3. The letter must include start and completion times, and days worked.

4. You must earn at least minimum wage.

5. You must be paid by payroll check, with taxes being withheld. No cash jobs.

6. You are required to carry $210.00 when reporting to jail. This includes $30.00 Booking Fee. This amounts to $20.00 per day. It is the policy of the jail to collect these nine days in advance.​​

You may be allowed out to work up to 12 hours per day, which includes travel time, and up to 6 days per week, depending on your work schedule. 1 day per week must be spent in the jail. If you drive yourself, be prepared to show proof of registration, current insurance coverage and a valid driver’s license on request. Jail Division will also need the make, model and license number of the vehicle you will be using. Other transportation will be reviewed by the processing jailer. 

For Additional Information please consult the: 

Racine Huber Guidelines

Transfers:

Evaluated on a case by case basis; mostly dependent on the approval of the receiving county.

Electronic Monitoring: 

Electronic Monitoring is allowed. The inmate must live in Racine County.  $8/ day GPS only, $20/day for alcohol monitoring and GPS. OWI's Defendant's are only eligible for electronic monitoring with proof of a medical situation that cannot be helped while in jail.  Case by case evaluation but unlikely that any alcohol related case without documented needs are allowed on bracelet.

Racine County OWI Sentencing Guidelines: 

Counties in Wisconsin are divided into judicial districts. Racine County belongs to the 2nd Judicial District. Each district maintains OWI Sentencing Guidelines. Sentencing arguments in drunk driving cases are made with consideration to the district's sentencing guidelines. Please click the PDF link to view the 2nd Judicial District Sentencing Guidelines. 

Additional Information

For additional information regarding Racine County, please contact Atty. Skarie. 

Disclaimer

The information provided solely for general informational purposes, is subject to change, and may not be up to date. Please contact Atty. Skarie or the appropriate agency to confirm the accuracy of the information provided.