18 year old Edward Findley of Livingston finds himself in a little trouble.
18 Year Old Wrecks Truck, Lies to Deputy About Beer, GOODRICH, June 4, 2009 - At approximately 6:40 pm a gray Dodge Ram 1500 pickup driven by Edward Wayne Findley, 18, of Livingston was west-bound on FM-2665 and disregarded construction barriers choosing to drive on a road that's under construction. Findley ran his truck into the weeds somehow. Findley was able to back the truck out of the weeds but the truck was immobile. Deputy Jamie Buie was the first law personnel on the scene. When he questioned Findley about the cooler with a case of cold beer thrown in the weeds only a few feet from the truck, Findley denied the beer was his. Buie stated that he didn't believe Findley. Findley insisted and then swore on his mother's grave (pointing to a tatoo on his arm evidently in honor of his mother). Buie stated that he was concerned with Findley's mother. Findley raised his voice and took a step towards Buie showing aggresive body language stating "...that's my mother!....You dont' care!...That's my mother!". Buie then ordered Findley to turn around and place his hands on the truck. Findley then cooperated and Buie cuffed him and detained him until DPS Trooper David Morris arrived. Findley and his two male passengers were all under the legal age for drinking. Findley admitted to Trooper Morris that the cooler of beer was his. All three teens received citations.
Findley had his driver's license suspended and received citations for: Driving under the influence of alcohol, minor in possession of alcohol, minor consumption of alcohol, disregarding construction barriers.
Findley's 2 passengers: 1 received a citation for public intoxication, both received citations for minors in possession of alcohol, 1 received a citation for minor consumption of alcohol.
All three teens were turned over to their parents.
Findley swore on his "mother's grave" that this beer wasn't his...(only to later admit that he was lying to Deputy Buie).
DPS Trooper David Morris administers a field sobriety test on Findley.
A flat tire and font end suspension problems immobilized Findley's Dodge truck.
Trooper Morris inventoried the beer and then turned it over to Findley's family.
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