Before Judge Mary F. Chicchelly in Tama County District Court in Toledo:
Brandon Scott Garcia, 20, Waterloo, entered a written guilty plea to 1st offense drunken driving. He received a deferred judgment, was placed on probation for one year to the Department of Correctional Services and assessed a $1,250 civil penalty.
One-half of the amount may be waived by the court if Garcia provides proof of installation of an ignition interlock device.
He also was directed to complete drinking driver's school.
Garcia was charged on Dec. 23, 2012, in the 1100 block of South Main in Traer by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Joe Quandt.