MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man who was found passed out behind the wheel of a car parked in the middle of the road in a North End neighborhood faced two drunk driving and other charges in court recently and entered plea deals.
Brody Alan Buck, age 20, was found Tuesday evening August 30 around 8:32 at the 1300 block of North Madison Avenue. Officers had been called due to a report of a subject parked in the middle of the road, passed out behind the wheel. Buck was arrested on multiple charges, including first-offense operating while intoxicated, illegal drug possession, open container of booze, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful consumption. He was taken to the county jail.
That arrest was the second time in just a few days that Buck had crossed paths with law enforcement in Mason City.
Police located a vehicle driven by Buck Monday night, August 22 at about 10:12 PM at Jefferson Avenue and 5th Street NW. They had responded to the area due to a traffic complaint. Buck was pulled over and an investigation led to his arrest on charges of first-offense operating while under the influence, illegal possession of prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Court records show that on December 21, Buck entered plea deals in these cases.
In the incident that took place on August 22, Buck pled guilty to first-offense operating while intoxicated. He was given 2 days in jail, had his driver’s license revoked, and must pay $1,908.50 in fines and court fees. The charge of illegal possession of prescription drugs was dismissed.
In the incident that took place on August 30, the drunk driving charge was dismissed. He ended up pleaded guilty to a charge of first-offense possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to an additional 2 days in jail and an additional $310.00 in court fees and costs.