Running Out Of Gas Results In Underage Alcohol Arrest

Date posted - September 5, 2013

drunk driving OWI DWI iStockIreton, Iowa — Running out of gas was more then just an inconvenience for a Hawarden man. He got arrested too.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday, September 1, at 2:15 AM, they investigated a report of a disabled vehicle parked on the roadway at the intersection of 470th Street and Dipper Avenue, two miles west of Ireton.

Upon further investigation, they determined that 20-year-old Dillon Woodard of Hawarden was driving a 2007 Dodge Charger when it ran out of fuel and stalled on the roadway. The deputy suspected that Woodard was under the influence of alcohol and determined that he was in possession of alcohol illegally.

Woodard was arrested for Second offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and cited for underage possession of alcohol.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Police Department.

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