Sioux Center Police Department

Sioux Center Police Department

SIOUX CENTER—A 38-year-old Sioux Center man was arrested about 11:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, on charges of first-offense operating while under the influence, improper use of lanes and no valid driver’s license.

The arrest of Alfonso Martin-Perez stemmed from a 2002 Ford Explorer stopped on the 1100 block of Highway 75 for straddling the northbound lanes, according to the Sioux Center Police Department.

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

Martin-Perez admitted to consuming a few beers before driving, according to the incident report.