Sheldon Police Department vehicle

SHELDON—A 60-year-old Sheldon man was arrested about 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, on charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and public intoxication.

The arrest of Marlyn Kirk Anderson stemmed from him being observed trying to gain entry into a vehicle on the 200 block of Eighth Street by grabbing and pulling on the door handles, according to the Sheldon Police Department.

Anderson told police his intent was to take the vehicle if he was to gain entry.

He was unable to maintain his balance and had the order of an alcoholic beverage, according to the incident report.