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A Mauston man was taken into custody for OWI-1st offense early Friday morning.  Police said at 12:10am 54-year old Hyran Lopez was stopped in the City of Mauston for driving without the headlights activated.  The officer could smell an odor of intoxicants and Lopez’ eyes were glassy and bloodshot.  He failed the field sobriety tests and his Preliminary Breath Test showed .178%.  Lopez was arrested and transported to the Juneau Count Jail.  His fines totaled over $1600.