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Emory Resident Arrested for 3rd DWI

August 28, 2023 – Emory resident CARLTON DEWAYNE CAGLE, age 61, was arrested this weekend and charged with at least his third DWI.

Carlton Dewayne Cagle, 2023

A report of a reckless driver was received by dispatch late Sunday night. The driver could not maintain his lane. A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy traveled to 154 South and was able to locate the northbound vehicle.

A traffic stop was performed and the white Malibu came to a stop in the parking lot of a south Broadway store. Cagle show sign of intoxication and admitted to drinking alcohol before driving. He was asked to exit the vehicle. Open alcoholic beverage containers were found in his car. Cagle was unable to perform field sobriety tests and was arrested. His car was impounded.

At the Hopkins County Jail, Cagle refused to submit a blood sample. A warrant was obtained and a sample was taken.

Cagle, who lists himself as unemployed, has at least two prior convictions for DWI. A records checked shows his second occured in February of 2023 in Rains County Texas.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. You can reach them for non-emergency matters at (903) 438-4040.

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