A man found asleep outside St. James Catholic Church was jailed for public intoxication Friday afternoon.
Sulphur Springs police responded at 11:51 a.m. to a report of a suspicious person at the church. When officers arrived, they reported finding the man asleep outside the church.
Officers contacted the 25-year-old Sulphur Springs man, whom they noted appeared to be very disorderly. The man was also alleged to have glassy, red bloodshot eyes, had trouble balancing himself and showed several clues of intoxication on horizontal gaze nystagmus tests, police alleged in arrest rpeorts.
Believing the man to be a danger to himself and others, police reportedly took him into custody at 12:09 p.m. for PI, according to arrest reports.