Sheldon Police Department

SHELDON—A 23-year-old Sheldon man was arrested about 4:15 a.m. Sunday, July 26, on charges of first-offense operating while under the influence and speeding.

The arrest of Christian Bernal stemmed from the stop of a 2009 Ford F-150 pickup clocked traveling 68 mph in a 55-mph zone on Highway 18 near the Nettle Avenue intersection about a mile east of Sheldon, according to the Sheldon Police Department.

Bernal had bloodshot, watery eyes and the odor of an alcoholic beverage and failed preliminary sobriety tests.