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Police Arrest Man Who Passed Out In Vehicle In Drive-Through Lane

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Sulphur Springs Police took a 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man found passed out in the drive-through lane at a South Broadway Street Mexican food business just after 11 p.m. July 3 .

Sulphur Springs police reported finding the man “asleep” in the driver’s seat with a cold, open container of Budweiser in console of a 2014 Dodge Challenger at Taco Bueno.

He was reportedly awakened and asked to exit the car. He allegedly failed horizontal gaze nystagmus tests and was noted to emit an alcohol odor on his breath, was unsteady on his feet, had bloodshot eyes and spoke with slurred speech.

Believing the man to be a danger to himself and others, police took him into custody and to jail for public intoxication, according to arrest reports. The man was released from jail on the misdemeanor charge Thursday, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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