Mason City man found lying on side of roadway

Larry Anthony Garcia (Marion County Jail intake photo)

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a man lying beside the road in the 100 block of Highway T-14 on Sept. 5.

When officers approached the man, identified as Larry Anthony Garcia, age 71 of Mason City, he allegedly refused help. Court records indicate he said he would stay where he was, though there is a safety concern. Deputies offered him a ride, but he refused to cooperate or even listen to them according to court records.

He was charged with interference with official acts and was released without bond.