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Court denies appeal on OWI, meth convictions
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By Kevin MurphyFor the TimesMADISON - A state appeals court this week upheld a Brodhead man's operating under the influence (third offense) and methamphetamine possession convictions, finding that police had probable cause to stop and detain him until a drug detecting dog arrived.Roy A. Van Brocklin, 35, was stopped in March 2009 by Brodhead police officer Brian Bennett for failure to signal a left turn. According to court documents, during the traffic stop, Bennett noticed Van Brocklin, who Bennett knew from prior encounters, appeared nervous and uncomfortable.