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Nelson Arrest

posted on 1/7/19

On 01/07/2019 at 0053 hours a Worth County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 65 south of Manly. The Deputy observed an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. The driver identified as Eric Todd Nelson of Mason City was arrested for Driving While Suspended. A search of the vehicle was conducted. Nelson was transported to the Worth County Jail. At the Jail, standardized field sobriety testing was administered. Nelson was booked in and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 2st Offense a serious misdemeanor, Open Container a simple misdemeanor, and Driving While Suspended a simple misdemeanor. The charge of Operating While under the Influence is pending lab results. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.