Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

MELVIN—An 18-year-old rural Melvin resident was arrested about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, on charges of first-offense operating while under the influence and speeding.

The arrest of David Charles Hofman stemmed from the stop of a 2004 Ford F-150 for speeding on Highway 59 near the intersection of 240th Street about three miles northwest of Melvin, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

He had bloodshot, watery eyes; impaired balance; and the odor of an alcoholic beverage and failed preliminary sobriety tests.