Fayette County authorities have filed charges against an area man, accused of walking on a highway, while he was under the influence.

Just before 3pm Sunday (May 7), the Fayette County Sheriff got a report that a man was seen walking on the traveled portion of Highway 187, near Arlington.

When officers arrived, they determined that the man, identified as 20-year-old Seth Rohrick of Oelwein, was walking into the roadway while he was intoxicated.

Rohrick was taken into custody on a charge of Public Intoxication. He was held in the county jail until an initial court appearance.

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