Driver Found Passed Out

A Storm Lake man was arrested after police Wednesday evening investigated a vehicle parked between the curb and sidewalk in the 500-block of Oates Street.

Officers allege the driver… identified as 37-year-old Derick Chan… was passed out in the driver’s seat. Officers were able to wake Chan and found him to be intoxicated. Chan was taken by police to the county jail, where he allegedly became combative during the booking process and fought with the arresting officer. Chan was taken to the ground and subdued. No officers were injured.

Police took Chan to BVRMC, where he was treated for injuries sustained in his fight with police. He was taken back to jail and charged with OWI, a serious misdemeanor… and interference with official acts, a simple misdemeanor. He was jailed on a one-thousand dollar bond.