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SIOUX CENTER—A 19-year-old Spirit Lake resident was arrested about 7:20 a.m. Sunday, May 2, near Sioux Center on charges of first-offense possession/purchase of alcohol under age and public intoxication.

The arrest of Parker Travis Beck stemmed from him walking east along 420th Street about two miles southwest of Sioux Center, trying to flag down vehicles for a ride, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

Parker was covered in dirt and straw and had cut marks on his legs, according to the incident report.

He also had the odor of an alcoholic beverage and said he had consumed alcohol.