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Pocahontas, IA (KICD) — A flat tire lands an Albert City man in jail. The Pocahontas County Sheriffs Office said a deputy observed 25-year old Joel McConnell driving on Highway 3, with a flat tire on his vehicle.  McConnell was then stopped, and was found to be intoxicated.  A subsequent search of the vehicle produced a small amount of marijuana and drug parphernalia. He was arrested and charged 1st offense OWI, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and is currently being held in the Pocahontas County Jail on a $2300 bond. The Pocahontas Police Department assisted with the arrest.