Man shows up drunk for jail

February 5, 2009 4:26:08 AM PST
Authorities say an Iowa City man may not have picked the best time to get loaded when he showed up drunk to serve a public intoxication sentence.

Now he faces another charge.

Police say the 19-year-old showed up at the Johnson County Jail on Tuesday to serve his three-day sentence and officials smelled alcohol on his breath.

Court records say tests showed the man had a blood-alcohol content of 0.101 percent when he arrived at the jail.

A court date on the new charge hasn't been set.

Court records say the man pleaded guilty to public intoxication in May 2008 and was convicted of public intoxication second-offense last December.

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