Motorcyclist found laying on the ground arrested for DUI and more.

On Sunday, July 26th around 1:30 in the morning, GPD was dispatched to the area of Garfield and Maple Avenue for a report by an off-duty officer of a motorcyclist down on the ground in the intersection. After another motorist assisted in getting the motorcycle upright, the off-duty officer advised the motorcyclist not to leave. Once on-duty officers arrived, the motorcyclist was later identified as 60-year-old Mark Lester. According to police reports, it was confirmed that Lester had a valid Iowa Driver’s License, but did not have a motorcycle classification. After admitting to having drinks earlier in the night, officers conducted a field sobriety test which Lester did not pass. Lester was place placed under arrest for Driving Under the Influence and was transported to the Public Safety Building. When registering the motorcycle tow sheet, it was discovered the license plate affixed to the bike was registered to a different motorcycle. Back at the Public Safety Building, Lester was additionally cited for Violation of Driver’s License Classification and Operating an uninsured motor vehicle.